Mario Righetti

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Mario Righetti (born c. 1590) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.

He was born at Bologna. He became a pupil of Lucio Massari. In Bologna, he painted an Archangel Michael for the church of San Guglielmo; a Christ appearing to the Magdalen for San Giacomo Maggiore; an Adoration of the Magi for the church of Sant'Agnese; and a Nativity that once adorned the church of Santa Lucia (now deconsecrated).


  • Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong & Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 379.