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Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi
Nationality: 
italian
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1618
Death Date: 
1677
Painter and engraver, born in Florence in 1618, died after 1661. Worked in Florence and Rome, became a member of Accademia San Luca (Rome) in 1652. Pupil of Francesco Furini. Began etching ca. 1654, made prints after Polidoro's façade of the Palazzo Milesi, Rome, as well as an archeologically impressive series of antique gems republished many times. His last dated work was a 1661 frontispiece, but he was a signer of the 1677 agreement that united the Accademia S. Luca with the French Academy in Rome.

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