Salvi, Giovanni Battista
Salvi, Giovanni Battista, an Italian painter of the Roman school, was born July 11, 1605. He studied at first with his father, at his home in Sassoferrato, and afterwards went to Rome and Naples. In the latter city he became a pupil of Domenichino, whom he resembled in many respects. Salvi died Aug. 8, 1685. He left a great number of copies after Guido, Baraccia, and Raphael. Of his original compositions, there are, in the museum at Naples, a Holy Family, and Thi Workshop of St. Joseph.