Cavallerii (or Cavallieri), Giovanni Battista
Cavallerii (or Cavallieri), Giovanni Battista an Italian engraver, was born near Brescia about 1530, and worked at Rome from 1550 to 1590, where he died in 1597. He executed about three hundred and eighty plates, of which the following are the principal: The Last Supper; The Dead Christ held by the Virgin; The Descent from the Cross; The Animals Coming Out of the Ark; John Preaching in' the Wilderness; The Murder of the Innocents; The Conversion of St. Paul; The Elevation of the Cross. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Générale, s.v.