Pietro Martorana

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Pietro Martorana
Born 1705
Palermo, Italy
Died 1759
Baroque painting
Field frescos
Works frescos, painting

Pietro Martorana (1705–1759), was an Italian painter. He was a member of a family of artists from Palermo. He was one of the main representatives of the classic late Baroque painting in Sicily.[1][2]

Martorana painted frescos in Palermo in the churches of Santa Rosalia, St. Chiara and St. Carlo. With Olivio Sozzi. He decorated the palace of Michele Gravina Branciforte, prince of Butera in Palermo.

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  1. Donatella Germanó Siracusa Martorana. Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  2. Martorana, Pietro. Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.