Painter and etcher, born in Bologna 1560 the younger brother of Agostino. First signed and dated print in 1581. In 1582 founded Accademia degli Incamminati in Bologna with Agostino. Worked in Venice in 1588, in Rome in 1594 to work for Cardinal Farnese, whose palace he frescoed in the following years. Died in Rome 1609.