Coriolano, Giovanni Battista
Coriolano, Giovanni Battista a Bolognese painter and engraver, elder brother of Bartolommeo, was born in 1589, and studied under Gio. Lodovico Valesio. He was employed somewhat upon the churches of Bologna. In the Nunziata is an altar-piece by this master, representing St. John, St. James, and St. Bernard. He did not attain much distinction. He died in 1649. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefern Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.