Luigi Miradori

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The tympanum of the portal of the church of San Vito in Pasquirolo, designed by Luigi Miradori, 1626-1627

Luigi Miradori (c. 1600-1610 - c. 1656) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Cremona.

Miradori was born in Genoa, thus also called il Genovese or Genovesino. He was a pupil of the painter Panfilo Nuvolone[1] or il Tanzio or Pietro Martire Neri.[2] In Cremona, he painted a Virgin in Glory for church of San Clemente in Cremona; and a Massacre of Innocents for the church of San Lorenzo. He painted an Execution of the Conspirators, once in the Casa Borri in Milan. He painted a Story of San Rocco for the Cathedral of Cremona, a St. John the Damascene & the Madonna (1648) for the church of Santa Maria Maddalena, a Rest on the Flight into Egypt for the church of St. Imerio,[3] and a Miracle of the bread & fishes and a Last Supper for the Palazzo Comunale. In the Cremonese Seminario he painted a Birth of San Carlo Borromeo (1642) and in the Museo Civico there are 11 paintings.


  • Farquhar, Maria (1855). Ralph Nicholson Wornum, ed. Biographical catalogue of the principal Italian painters. Woodfall & Kinder, Angel Court, Skinner Street, London; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on Jun 27, 2006. p. 106.
  1. ^ Faruquhar M.
  2. ^ Short biography. Archived 2007-12-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ St. Imerio entry. Archived 2007-04-19 at the Wayback Machine.