Pietro da Cortona

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Pietro da Cortona  (1596–1669) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q333323 s:it:Autore:Pietro da Cortona q:it:Pietro da Cortona
Pietro da Cortona
Alternative names Pietro Berretini, Pietro Berrettini da Cortona
Description Italian painter, architect, general contractor and drawer
Date of birth/death 1 November 1596 Edit this at Wikidata 16 May 1669 Edit this at Wikidata
Location of birth/death Cortona (Tuscany) Cortona (Tuscany)
Work period High Baroque
Work location Cortona, Rome, Florence
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creator QS:P170,Q333323

Pietro da Cortona, byname of Pietro Berrettini (1 November 1596- 16 May 1669) was an Italian artist and architect of High Baroque. He is best known for painting fresco ceilings but he was equally adept and masterful with architectural design.