Pietro Negroni

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Pietro Negroni
Pietro Negroni - Nozze di Cana.jpg
Marriage at Cana, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rennes
Born c. 1505
Cosenza Italy
Died 1565
Occupation artist

Pietro Negroni (Born in Cosenza c.1505 – 1565) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Naples. He was also known as Il Giovane Zingaro and was a pupil of the painters Giovanni Antonio D’Amato and Marco Cardisco, and strongly influenced by Polidoro da Caravaggio. He painted an Adoration of Magi (1541) and Scourging of Christ for the church of Santa Maria Donna Regina Vecchia in Naples. He painted a Virgin with child and angels and saints for Sant'Agnello. He painted a Virgin and Child for Santa Croce in Lucca. He painted in Aversa and Cosenza, and an altarpiece in the church of the Congrega of Mongrassano in Calabria.[1] He painted a portrait of a young man now at the Galleria Borghese in Rome.[2]


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