Born at Imola, A.D. 1494--Died A.D. 1550, aged 56. This artist was a pupil of Francesco Francia of Bologna, afterwards studied under Mariotto Albertinelli at Florence; he also studied the works of Raffaelle. He was much esteemed during his life time, and his works are now very scarce. DESCRIPTION. This picture represents the marriage of St. Catherine; the Virgin, St. Joseph, and Infant Christ in a landscape. This is one of the finest productions of this scarce master, and one of the only two ever known to have been in England. From the collection of M.M. Zachery, Esq. of England. [Pp. 52-53.]
A Catalogue of Italian, Flemish, Spanish, Dutch, French, and English Pictures; which have been collected in Europe and brought to this country by Mr. Richard Abraham, of New Bond Street, London, and are now exhibiting at the American Academy of Fine Arts. March, 1830. Admittance, forty cents. Children under twelve years, half price. Catalogues, twelve and a half cents. New York: Printed by R. & G.S. Wood, No. 265 Pearl Street.