(b. 1611, Firenze, d. 1698, Firenze)

Death of St Petronilla

Oil on canvas, 141 x 114 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

While best known for his paintings of voluptuous female nudes, Pignoni also completed many religious works; the altarpiece "St. Louis Providing a Banquet for the Poor" for the Guicciardini Chapel in S. Felicita, Florence, is perhaps the notable example and was his last public commission.