Piccioni, Matteo

Piccioni, Matteo a painter and enoraver, was born at Ancona according to Nagler, in 1615. Little is known of him as a painter, save that he flourished at Rome, and was elected a member of the Acadlemy of St. Luke in 1655. Lanzi says he was a fellow-student of Giiovanmi Antonlio Galli. Bartsch gives a list of twenty-three prints by him, among wliich are the following: St. Luke painting the Virgin, after Raffaelle; The Adoration of the Shepherds, after P. Veronese; The Holy Family, after P. Veronese; The Virgin and Infant Jesus, with St. John, after A. Camassei; The Exposing of Moses in the Waters of the Nile, after A. Camassei.

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