Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.
Born 1744, in Pistoia (Tuscany); died 22 October 1816, in Bologna.
Painter, engraver, sculptor, decorative designer.
Baldi studied drawing and painting initially under Francesco Beneforti in Pistoia, then travelled to Bologna, where he entered the workshop of the painter Mauro Tezi, with whom he subsequently collaborated as an assistant. He enjoyed the patronage of Count Massimiliano Gini. He excelled expecially at painting flowers. According to Zani, Valentino Baldi was also an engraver and sculptor....