This paper explains the biography, the artistic patronage, and collectionism of Count Pietro Antonio Lonati, a Milanese nobleman and parent in-law to the archbishop Carlo Borromeo. Lonati was a 'man-at-arms', who struggled at the battle of Lepanto, nearest to the general captain Don Juan de Austria. He was also a fine connoisseur of art, and he knew painters like Bernardino and Antonio Campi, and famous embroiderers like Scipione Delfinone and Camillo Pusterla. In addition, he was patron of the architect and cartographer Giovanni Battista Clarici. In his art collection, which is described with an inventory and short text, there were paintings by Jacopo Bassano's workshop, a rare painting by Mathis Gerung and a precious series of portraits of the Spanish royal family.
|Titolo tradotto del contributo||[Autom. eng. transl.] Count Pietro Antonio Lonati, patron and collector in Borromean Milan|
|Numero di pagine||12|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2018|
- Carlo Borromeo
- Bernardino Campi