Ginevra

Cantofoli

Artistic period 1651 to 1700

Nationality

Italian

Birth

1618 (Bologna)

Death

1672 (Bologna)

Biography

Ginevra Cantofoli (* 1618 in Bologna; † 1672 ebenda) was an Italian baroque painter.

Ginevra Cantofoli was one of the numerous painters of religious and allegorical paintings who worked in Bologna in the 17th century.

She was trained at the Accademia del disegno by Elisabetta Sirani and later worked in her workshop. In Bologna she painted several altarpieces, including a Last Supper for the church of San Procolo, an altarpiece with St. Thomas of Villanova for the convent of San Giacomo Maggiore, a Madonna with the Rosary, probably for the church of San Lorenzo and St. Apollonia.

Ginevra Cantofoli was married and had two children.