Bazzani, Giuseppe an Italian painter, was born at Reggio, in 1690, and studied under Gio. Canti. Many of his fresco paintings are at Mantua and in the'convents in its vicinity. He was director of the Academy at Mantua, where he died in 1769. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.