Pietro Da Cortona

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Style: Baroque

Place: Cortona

Born: 1596

Death: 1669

Nationality: Italy

Biography:

Pietro da Cortona, by the name of Pietro Berrettini, born Pietro Berrettini da Cortona, (1 November 1596/7 - 16 May 1669) was the leading Italian Baroque painter of his time and also one of the key architects in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture. He was also an important decorator. Cortona worked mainly in Rome and Florence. Berrettini wa...