Damini, Pietro an Italian historical painter, was born at Castel-Franco in 1592, and studied under Giovanni Battista Novelli. There are many of his works in Castel- Franco, Vicenza, Crema, and Padua. In the church of I1 Santo, at Padua, is his principal work, The Crucifixion, with the Virgin Mary and St. John. In the monastery of the Padri Serviti, at Vicenza, are several of his works, representing scenes from the life of St. Filippo. He died at Venice in 1631. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.