Afesa, Pietro

Afesa, Pietro, an Italian painter, who flourished about the year 1650, was called Della Basilicata, from his being a native of a province of that name in the kingdom of Naples. His works are on religious subjects. Dominici speaks of this artist in very favorable terms. His works are preserved in many of the churches and convents at Naples. In the chapel of the monastery at Marsico Nuovo is an, altar-piece, the Assumption of the Holy Virgin, which is highly esteemed.

 
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