Giovanni Battista Fiorini
He was a native of Bologna. He was active at the close of the 16th century, and died subsequently to 1595. He is chiefly known as a coadjutor of Cesare Aretusi, with whom he painted several pictures at Bologna and Brescia, and distinguished himself especially as a good designer. Among his works:
- Christ giving the Keys to St. Peter, Bologna Cathedral.
- Birth of the Virgin, San Giovanni in Monte, Bologna.
- Descent from the Cross, San Benedetto, Bologna.
- Mass of St Gregory, Padri Servi, Bologna.
- Birth of the Virgin, Sant'Afra, Brescia.
- Small painting by Fiorini alone, Sala Regia, Vatican.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Bryan, Michael (1886). "Fiorini, Giovanni Battista". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.
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