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Pietro Paolini

Italian painter

Died when: 77 years 313 days (934 months)
Star Sign: Gemini

 

Pietro Paolini

Pietro Paolini, called il Lucchese (3 June 1603 – 12 April 1681) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.Working in Rome, Venice and finally his native Lucca, he was a follower of Caravaggio to whose work he responded in a very personal manner.

He founded an Academy in his hometown, which formed the next generation of painters of Lucca.


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