Giovanni Maria Morandi

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Giovanni Maria Morandi, Duchess Claudia Felicitas, Kunsthistorisches Museum, 1666

Giovanni Maria Morandi (30 April 1622 – 18 February 1717) was an Italian painter, mainly active in Rome and his natal city of Florence, but also Venice. He is said to have briefly trained in Florence with Sigismondo Coccapani and Giovanni Bilivert.[1]

In Rome, he painted numerous altarpieces, including the Death of Mary in the church of Santa Maria della Pace, but also works in Santa Maria in Vallicella and Santa Maria del Popolo. He painted an Annunciation for the church of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena. Among his pupils was Odoardo Vicinelli.


  1. ^ Lanzi, Luigi (1847). Thomas Roscoe (translator) (ed.). History of Painting in Italy; From the Period of the Revival of the Fine Arts to the End of the Eighteenth Century. I. London; Original from Oxford University, Digitized January 2007: Henry G. Bohn. p. 214.