Carlo Cornara

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frescos by Carlo Cornara, left-side nave of Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio, Saint Peter's chapel

Carlo Cornara (1608 ca–1676) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period. He was born in Milan, where he became a pupil of Camillo Procaccini. He did not produce many works. He painted a St. Benedict for the Certosa of Pavia.


  • Cristina Geddo, Per una riscoperta di Carlo Cornara, “dilicatissimo pittore” del secondo Seicento lombardo, in “Artes”, 12, 2004, pp. 81–110 [1]
  • Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume I: A-K). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. pp. 308–309.