Giovanni Antonio Fumiani
(1643 - 1710)
Giovanni Antonio Fumiani was active/lived in Italy. Giovanni Fumiani is known for painting.
Biography Giovanni Antonio Fumiani
Born in Venice, Giovanni Antonio Fumiani received his artistic training in Bologna, in the studio of the quadraturista Domenico degli Ambrogi (1600-1678), before returning to his native city in 1668. His work was influenced by the strong classicism strain of the Bolognese school, ultimately deriving from the Carracci, together with an interest in the lively colouring and decorative spirit that were essential to the Veronesian revival towards the end of the seventeenth century.
His greatest achievement was the remarkable decoration of the ceiling in San Pantalon, Venice, a tour de force of sotto in sù illusionistic painting: such was its vast scale, the project took some twenty years to complete, beginning in 1684 and finishing
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