Carpioni, Giulio an Italian painter and engraver, was born at Venice. He was one of the best scholars of Alessandro Varotari, surnamed the Paduan. He settled at Vicenza, where he painted many small pictures representing fantastical or mythological subjects. He also engraved a large number of plates, of which the principal ones are, several Madonnas; Jesus on the Mount of Olives; The Penitent Magdalene; Two Bacchantes; and The Four Elements. He died at Verona in 1611. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.