CIGNAROLI, Scipione
(b. 1690, Milano, d. 1753, Torino)

Biography

Italian painter, part of a family of artists, son of the painter Martino Cignaroli (1649-1726). He was active alongside his father who lived in Turin from 1718. He studied with Pieter Mulier the Younger in Milan, and he studied the works of Dughet, Poussin and Salvator Rosa in Rome.

He was a successful imitator of the style of his master and of the works of Dughet and Poussin.