Burini, Giovanni Antonio
Burini, Giovanni Antonio a reputable Italian historical painter, was born at Bologna in 1660, and died about 1730. He studied under Domenico Canuti, and painted a number of pictures for the churches of Bologna, among which are The Crucifixion. in San Tommaso del Mercato; the Martyrdom of St. Catherine, in Santa Caterina de Saragozza; David with the Head of Goliath, in the sacristy of San Salvatore. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.'; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.