Canevesi, Timoteo, an ascetic Italian preacher and author, of the order of the Minorites, was a native of Milan, and lived in the latter part of the 17th century. He was of an ancient family, and distinguished himself as a preacher in his own and other Italian cities. Having spent some years as missionary at Constantinople, he returned to Milan, where he passed the remainder of his life. He wrote, Due Sermoni del Sagro Chiodo (Milan, 1652 ): Lezioni Scritturali Spiegate vel Duomo di Milano, etc. (ibid. 1654); and other works. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale. s.v.