Canini, Giovanni Angelo
Canini, Giovanni Angelo, a reputable Italian historical painter, was born at Rome in 1617, and studied under Domenichino and Barbalunga. He was elected a member of the Academy of St. Luke in 1650. He executed two fine altar-pieces for the church of Sanu Martino di Monti, representing the Martyrdom of St. Stephen and the. Martyrdom of St. Bartholomew. He died in 1666. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.