Andrea Procaccini

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Andrea Procaccini (14 January 1671 – 1734) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active in Rome as well as in Spain.

Biography[edit]

Procaccini was born in Rome. He trained in the studio of Carlo Maratta. He painted the prophet Daniel for a series of twelve prophets made for San Giovanni Laterano. He assisted in the establishment of the papal tapestry factory. He later moved to Spain where he painted for the royal family of Philip V for over a decade. He died at San Ildefonso.

References[edit]

  • Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong & Robert Edmund Graves (ed.). Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 324.
  • Rosini, Giovanni (1847). Storia della Pittura Italiana esposta coi Monumenti, (Época Quarta: Dal Carraci al' Appiani); Volume VII. Presso Niccolò Capurro, Pisa; Original from Oxford University digitized Jan 4, 2007. p. 79.