Barbiani, Andrea an Italian painter, was born at Ravenna about 1680. Lanzi says he studied under P. Cesare Pronti, in whose style he painted subjects of history. Some of his works are to be seen in the churches and public edifices at Ravenna and Rimini. The best of them are the four evangelists, in the vault of the cathedral of Ravenna. He died in 1754. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.