Placido Campolo (1693–1743) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period, a native of Messina in Sicily. In Rome, he was the pupil of the painter Sebastiano Conca; in 1731, he returned to Messina to paint the Galleria del Senato. He died of plague in 1743.
He painted for the cathedral and the church of Sant'Angelo de Rossi (Defeat of the Fallen Angels). he help design the entrances and steps to the church of Monte di Pieta degli Azzurri.
Bryan, Michael (1886). Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume I: A-K). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. p. 223.
Memorie de' pittori messinesi e degli esteri che in Messina fiorirono., by Gaetano Grano and Philipp Hackert, Presso Giuseppe Papalardo, Messina (1821), page 225-227.
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