Berretoni (or Berreti) Nicolo
Berretoni (Or Berreti) Nicolo an Italian historical painter, was born at Montefeltro, near Macerata, in 1637, and studied under Carlo Maratti and Cantarini. One of his best pictures is an altar-piece in the Church of St. Maria de Montesanto at Rome, representing a subject from the life of St. Francis. He was elected an academician at Rome in 1675, and died in 1682. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Gen., s.v.