(1535/39 - 1619)
Pietro Facchetti is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Pietro Facchetti
Pietro Facchetti was born in Mantua.
Facchetti dedicated himself to portrait work with great success. His works show the influence of Scipio Pulzone and Caravaggio taste.
Equally important was Facchetti's artistic activities for the court of Mantua. Sources attest to a relationship with the Duke Vincenzo I.
Facchetti helped them grow their number of of paintings belonging to the Roman collections to enrich their gallery and gift to monarchs. Vincenzo would ask Facchetti to make judgments about the quality of the artwork that he was willing to purchase.
Pietro Facchetti passed away in Rome in 1619.