Negri, Girolamo an Italian humanist, was born at Venice in 1494. After having been vicar of the bishops of Belluno and Vicenza, he became secretary of cardinal Cornaro, and later of cardinal Contarini. Negri obtained afterwards a canonicate at Padua. He died at Padua in 1577. According to the judgment of Sadolet, he wrote Latin with purity and great elegance. We have of his works, Epistolae et Orationes (Padua, 1579, 4to, and Rome, 1767). At the head of this last edition is found a biography of Negri, written by abbe Costanzi. See Foscarini, Storia della letteratura Veneziana.