(active in 1646, died in 1665) was an Italian
painter active in the Baroque
period in his native city of Naples
. He was a pupil of Massimo Stanzione
, the uncle of his wife. He is said to have murdered his 36 yr old wife and painter, Aniella di Beltrano
(also known as Aniella di Rosa), in a fit of jealousy.
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Achille della Ragione - Agostino Beltrano, uno stanzionesco falconiano - Napoli 2008
Achille della Ragione - Aggiunte al catalogo di Beltrano - Napoli 2007