Giacomo Franceschini

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The Water of Life Discourse between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well, by Giacomo Franceschini, 17th-18th century

Giacomo Franceschini (1672–1745), the son and scholar of Marc Antonio Franceschini, was born at Bologna in 1672. He painted historical pictures in the style of his father, and there are some of his works in the churches at Bologna. In Santa Maria Incoronata is a picture of St. Usualdo, St. Margaret, St. Lucy, and St. Cecilia ; in San Simone, The Crucifixion; and in San Martino, St. Anne. Franceschini died at Bologna in 1745. Giuseppe Pedretti was one of his students.[1]


  1. ^ The picture collector's manual by James R. Hobbes London T&W Boone 1845 page 328

This article incorporates text from the article "FRANCESCHINI, Giacomo" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.