(b. 1581, Bologna, d. 1641, Napoli)
Flogging of St Andrew1607-08
Oratorio di Sant'Andrea al Celio, Rome
There was a famous competition between Domenichino and Guido Reni in the Oratorio di Sant'Andrea. There Domenichino depicted the martyrdom of St Andrew, Reni the apostle proceeding to the execution site. Domenichino's fresco earned Domenichino the praise of his master Annibale Carracci.