Amato, Giovanni Antonio D
Amato, Giovanni Antonio d'
the older (also called Il Vecchio), a Neapolitan oil and fresco painter, was born in 1475. He studied the works of Perugino, and imitated his style. There are several of his works in the churches of Naples. His favorite study was theology, and he was noted for his exposition of many obscure parts of the Bible. He died in 1555.