Scipione Cignaroli

Scipione Cignaroli (1715-1766) was an Italian painter.[1]

LifeEdit

The son of Martino Cignaroli, he received his first instruction from his father, and then went to Rome, where he became a scholar of Tempesta. He was a successful imitator of the style of his master, and of the works of Gaspard Dughet and Salvator Rosa. His pictures are chiefly at Milan and Turin.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cignaroli, Scipione". Union List of Artist' Names. J Paul Getty Foundation. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
  2. ^ Bryan 1886.

SourcesEdit

  •   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Cignaroli, Scipione". In Graves, Robert Edmund (ed.). Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.