Buonaventura Ligli

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The Battle of Almansa, 1709. Prado Museum, Madrid.

Buonaventura Ligli, known in Spain as Ventura Lirios (Verona 1688 - Zamora 1732) was an Italian painter, active in Naples and Madrid. He was a pupil of Luca Giordano in Naples, and went to Spain, where he was called Lirios. By 1682 he was living at Madrid, where there is a picture of the Battle of Almansa painted by him.