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Passeri, Giovanni Battista

    Full Name: Passeri, Giovanni Battista

    Gender: male

    Date Born: c. 1610

    Date Died: 1679

    Home Country/ies: Italy

    Subject Area(s): biography (general genre)

    Career(s): art historians and biographers


    Vasari emulator; lively, anecdotal biographies of artists. Some of his material was borrowed from the Le vite de’ pittori, scultori & architetti, 1642, of Giovanni Baglione. Passeri’s work was edited and published by Jacob Hess in the 1920s and 1930s..

    Selected Bibliography

    Vite de’ Pittori, Scultori, e architetti. 1678


    Bazin 54


    "Passeri, Giovanni Battista." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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