Damiani, Felice

Damiani, Felice an eminent Italian painter, was born at Gubbio, and flourished from 1584 till 1616. He studied under Benedetto Nucci, and painted principally for the churches in his native city. His most esteemed work is the Baptism of St. Augustine, in the church of that saint, at Gubbio, painted in 1594. Another is the Decapitation of St. Paul, in San Recavati, at Castel-Nuovo. About 1596 he decorated two chapels in the Church of the Madonna de Lumi, at San Severino, with scenes from the life of the Virgin and the infancy of Christ. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.

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