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Pietro Lauri

The Marriage of the Virgin

Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

Pietro Lauri (middle 17th century) (also called Pietro Laurier) was a French painter, active mainly in Bologna.

He lived most of his life in Bologna, where he was brought up in the school of Guido Reni. He painted several pictures for the churches at Bologna ; including for the Cappuccini, a picture of the Virgin presenting the Infant Jesus to St. Felix ; and in La Madonna della Liberta,a St. Anthony of Padua.


References

Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong and Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 26.

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