Giovanni Battista Beinaschi
(1636 - 1688)
Giovanni Battista Beinaschi was active/lived in Italy. Giovanni Beinaschi is known for Fresco painting.
Giovanni Battista Beinaschi was born in Turin and initially studied in Piedmont. In 1652 he settled in Rome, where he became a student of Pietro del Pò, copying the frescoes of the Carracci in the Galleria Farnese, Lanfranco's frescoes in Sant' Andrea della Valle and drawing the antique sculptures in the Vatican's Belvedere. He was deeply impressed by Lanfranco's illusionism and also traveled to Parma to study the frescoes of Correggio.
In 1664 he moved to Naples, where fresco painters were in great demand. Here he drew his inspiration from the painting of Luca Giordano and was influenced by Mattia Preti's sense of drama. In 1678 he returned to Rome in order to decorate the Chapel of Saint Barnabas in S ... Displaying 750 of 1060 characters.