Italian, 15th century, male.
Active in Modenac.1487-1490.
Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.
According to the chronicler Lancillotto, Giovanni Aretusi executed some large works including frescoes and a Pietà for a chapel in S Carmine, Modena. However, he is best known for his miniatures; he painted a great many ensigns and coats of arms for tournaments, gold caskets and wedding chests for the court of the Duke of Ferrara. In ...