Painter, miniaturist and engraver, born in Genoa in 1557, died there in 1629. Student of Cambiaso and A. Semini. Employed by Tasso to illustrate Gerusalemme Illustrata, engraved in part by Agostino Carracci. See: Giuseppe Piersantelli 's introduction to facsimile edition, Rome, 1966. See also: Marcus Sopher. Seventeenth-Century Italian Prints. Stanford: 1978.