Boccaccino, Boccaccio an Italian painter, was born at Cremona in 1460, and studied under P. Perugino, also some time at Rome. One of his best pictures is a frieze in the dome at Cremona, representing the Birth of the Virgin, and several subjects from her life. He died in 1518. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.