Ginevra Cantofoli

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Ginevra Cantofoli
Born 1618 (1618)
Bologna, Italy
Died 1672 (aged 53–54)
Nationality Italian
Known for Painting
Movement Baroque

Ginevra Cantofoli (1618–1672) was an Italian painter. She was active in the Baroque period.

Early life[edit]

Scena Allegorica. Date unknown.

Cantofoli was born in Bologna, Italy in 1618.


Cantfoli received her training as an artist from Elisabetta Sirani in Bologna. She painted works for several churches. These works included a Last Supper for the Church of San Procolo, a St. Thomas of Villanova for San Giacomo Maggiore, and a St. Apollonia for the Church of La Morte.