Pietro Martorana

painter (1705-1759)

Pietro Martorana (1705–1759), was an Italian painter. He was a member of a family of artists from Palermo. He was one of the main representatives of the classic late Baroque painting in Sicily.[1][2]

Pietro Martorana
Born
Pietro Martorana

1705
Palermo, Italy
Died1759
Known forfrescos
Notable work
frescos, painting

Martorana painted frescos in Palermo in the churches of Santa Rosalia, St. Chiara and St. Carlo. With Olivio Sozzi. He decorated the palace of Michele Gravina Branciforte, prince of Butera in Palermo.

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  1. Donatella Germanó Siracusa Martorana. Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Martorana, Pietro. Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.