Le Vite de’ Pittori, Scultori, Architetti, ed Intagliatori dal Pontificato di Gregorio XII del 1572. fino a’ tempi de Papa Urbano VIII. nel 1642.
(Lives of the painters, sculptors, architects, and engravers during the papacies of Gregory XII in 1572 to Urban VIII in 1642
) by Giovanni Baglione
Romano was first published in 1642. It represents an encyclopedic compendium of the artists active in Rome
during late Mannerism
and early Baroque
, though like all biographies of the time, it is contains numerous errors.
The list below contains, in order, the artist biography. The edition was published posthumously with an appendix history of Salvator Rosa by Giovanni Battista Passari, was published in Naples in 1733. The biography is structured as a series of days (giornata) for each papacy, recalling the artists active in Rome during that time.
Second day (Sixtus V)