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Giovanni Battista Langetti

 Painting - Joseph Interpreting The Baker's Dream by Giovanni Battista Langetti

Joseph Interpreting The Baker's Dream

 Painting - King Priam Retrieving The Body Of His Son Hector by Giovanni Battista Langetti

King Priam Retrieving The Body Of His Son Hector

The Vision of St. Jerome

Mercury and Argus


Suicide of Cato the Younger

Suicide of Cato the Younger

The Torture of Ixion

Samson drinks from the jawbone

The Good Samaritan

Apollo and Marsyas

Lot and His Daughters

Diogenes and Alexander

Mary Magdalene at the Foot of the Cross


Giovanni Battista Langetti (1625–1676), also known as Giambattista Langetti, was an Italian late-Baroque painter. He was active in his native Genoa, then Rome, and finally for the longest period in Venice.

He first trained with Assereto, then Pietro da Cortona, but afterwards studied under Giovanni Francesco Cassana, appeared in Venice by the 1650s where he worked in a striking Caravaggesque style. He is thought to have influenced Johann Karl Loth and Antonio Zanchi. He painted many historical busts for private patrons in the Venetian territory and in Lombardy. He died at Venice in 1676.


Wittkower, Rudolf (1993). Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600-1750. 1980. Penguin Books. p. 346. ISBN 9780140561166.
Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong and Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical. II L-Z). London: George Bell and Sons. p. 18. Retrieved 11 November 2013.(Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007)

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