Cozza, Francesco an Italian painter, was born at Istilo, in Calabria, in 1605, and studied at Rome under Domenichino. One of his best work was at Rome, and represented the Vergine del Riscatto, in the Church of Santa Francesca Romana. He died at Rome in 1682. See Hoefer, Nouvelle Biographie Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biographical History of the Fine Arts, s.v.