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 the article "FIORINI, Giovanni Battista" 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.
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