(b. ca. 1487, Ferrara, d. after 1524, Ferrara)


Italian painter of the Ferrarese school, original name Giovanni Battista Benvenuti. He was taught by Lorenzo Costa but came under the influence of both the Venetian style of the Bellini and the classicism of Raphael. His oeuvre was first isolated from those of Ercole Grandi and Garofalo by Longhi in 1934.