Search the Collections

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Nationality: 
italian
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1682
Birth Place: 
Pietrarossa, near Venice
Death Date: 
1754
Painter. Studied at school of Molinari, and then Bologna. Returned to Venice ca. 1704, enters painter's guild 1711, admitted to the Bolognese Academy by 1727. Becomes first director of Venetian Academy 1750.