Creti, Donato an Italian painter, was born at Cremona in 1671, and studied under Pasinelli at Bologna, Where he resided, and painted a number of pictures for the churches there, the best of which is The Adoration of the Magi, in the Mendicanti. He died at Bologna in 1749. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.