Asta, Andrea Dell
Asta, Andrea Dell a Neapolitan painter, was born in 1673, and studied in the school of Solimena. He afterwards went to Rome, and introduced something of an imitation of Raphael into the Neapolitan style. He died at Naples in 1721. His works, especially the Nativity and the Adoration of the Magi, in the Church of Sant Agostino, were greatly admired.