Giuseppe Maria Crespi
1665 - 1747
Crespi was born and died in Bologna, where he was chiefly active. He travelled in North Italy. He was an internationally patronised painter, employed by Grand Prince Ferdinand de' Medici and Pope Benedict XIV. His many pupils included Pietro Longhi and G. B. Piazzetta.
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN