Pietro da Cortona
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|Pietro da Cortona (1596–1669)|
|Alternative names||Pietro Berretini, Pietro Berrettini da Cortona|
|Description||Italian painter, architect, general contractor and drawer|
|Date of birth/death||1 November 1596||16 May 1669|
|Location of birth/death||Cortona (Tuscany)||Cortona (Tuscany)|
|Work period||High Baroque|
|Work location||Cortona, Rome, Florence|
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.
Main gallery: Paintings by Pietro da Cortona .