Pietro Facchetti

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Pietro Facchetti, Maria de Medici, ca. 1595

Pietro Facchetti (1539 – 27 February 1613) was an Italian painter of the late Renaissance, mainly active in Rome.

Born to a poor family in Mantua. Facchetti initially trained with Lorenzo Costa the younger, but then moved to Rome and joined the studio of Scipione da Gaeta, where he gained fame as a portrait painter.

References[edit]

  • Coddè, Segretario dell Belle Arti in Mantova, Dottore Pasquale (1837). Aumentate e scritte Dottore Fisico, Luigi Coddè, ed. Memorie Biografiche, poste in forma di Dizionario die Pittori, Scultori, Architetti, ed Incisori Mantovani. Presso i Fratelli Negretti, Mantua; Digitized by Googlebooks from Oxford University copy on October 16, 2006. pp. 61–62.