Gatti, Bernardo (Called Soiaro)
Gatti, Bernardo (called Soiaro)
an eminent Italian painter, was born at Cremona, and was a scholar of Correggio. Some of his best works are his Repose in Egypt, in St. Sigismund's, at Cremona; Christ in the Macnger, at St. Peter's, in the same city; and the Dead Christ, in the Magdalene, at Parma. A great number of his works have been taken to other countries, particularly to Spain. He died in 1575. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.