Valesio, Giovanni Luigi
Valesio, Giovanni Luigi an Italian painter arid engraver, was born at Bologna in 1561. He studied in the school of the Caracci and executed several works for the churches of his native city, such as The Scourging of Christ, in the Church of San Pietro; The Annunciation, at the Church of the Meudicanti; and St. Rochk Curing the Sick of the Plague, in the Church of San Rocco. He went to Rome, where he enjoyed great reputation, and where he died in 1640. See Spooner, Bog. Hist. of the Fine Art, s.v.