CREMONINI, Giovanni Battista
(b. ca. 1550, Cento, d. 1610, Bologna)


Italian painter, born in Cento, but mostly active in Bologna. His father Matteo Cremonini was also a painter. Giovanni Battista was active in fresco decoration of houses, he was aided by his cousin, Bartolommeo Ramenghi (1484-1542). One of his pupils was Odoardo Fialetti (1573-1638).

His best works are at Bologna: The Assumption, in Santa Maria della Vita; The Annunciation, and the Death of St Francis, in San Francesco.