Picchianti, Giovanni Domenico
Picchianti, Giovanni Domenico all Italian designer and engraver, was born at Florence about 1670. He was instructed in the rudimellts of drawing by Giovanni Battista Foggini, and afterwards learned engraving. Picchianti with Lorenzini, Mogalli, and other artists, was employed in engraving a set of plates from pictures in the Florentine Gallery. Among other works of his are the following: The Madonna della Seggiola, after Raffaelle; The Virgin and Infant Jesus, with St. John, after Anthony Caracci; The Tribute-Money, after Titian; The Firgin and Infant, after Titian; Abraham Sending away Hagar, after P. da Cortona.