Antonio Bonfanti

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Antonio Bonfanti (active 1600) was an Italian painter. He was also called Il Torricella.[1] He was a native of Ferrara, where he painted a Presentation of Mary at Temple and Dispute among Doctors for the chancel of the church of San Francesco and a Holy Family for the church of La Santissima Trinità.[2] He was a pupil or follower of Guercino. His brother Giulio was also a painter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bryan, Michael (1878). A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. London: George Bell and Sons. p. 95. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Catalogo istorico de' pittori e scultori ferraresi e delle opere loro, by Cesare Cittadella, page 336.