CRESPI, Luigi
(b. 1709, Bologna, d. 1779, Bologna)

Biography

Italian painter, one of the painter sons of Giuseppe Maria Crespi. Together with his brother Antonio (1712-1781), Luigi Crespi assisted their father in his later years and adopted his style. Luigi was also a writer, producing, among other works, a collection of biographies of his father and various contemporary Bolognese artists.