Cipriani, Giovanni Battista
Italian, 18th century, male.
Born 1727, in Florence; died 1785 or 1790, in London.
Painter, engraver, draughtsman, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.
Giovanni Battista Cipriani's family were from Pistoia. He was a pupil of Bartolozzi, and perfected his drawing technique by studying the work of Gabbiani. Cipriani was buried in Chelsea cemetery in London, beneath a monument by Bartolozzi. In 1750, he painted the organ screen in the school of the convent of S Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi. Around Pistoia, he painted a ...