Francesco Costa (1672–1740) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, active mainly in his Native Genoa. He was the pupil of the painter Gregorio de Ferrari in Genoa, and later of Antonio Maria Haffner. He often painted with Giovanni Battista Revello (il Mustacchi). He painted in the Palazzo Grilli in Pegli. He chiefly painted ornaments and quadratura. He painted a Landscape with Rape of Europa is in the Uffizi.
- 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. p. 315.
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