Guido Reni
Nationality: 
italian
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1575
Birth Place: 
Bologna
Death Date: 
1642
Death Place: 
Bologna
Painter and etcher. Studied with Denis Calvaert as a youth, then entered the Carracci school. Worked in Rome and Naples, returning finally to Bologna. Baroque painter notable for the classical idealism of his renderings of mythological and religious subjects.