Guercino Guercino Self portrait, c. 1635 Born Giovanni Francesco Barbieri February 8, 1591 Cento Died December 22, 1666 (aged 75) Bologna Nationality Italian Known for Painting Movement Baroque Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (February

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (February 8, 1591 – December 22, 1666), best known as Guercino, or Il Guercino [ɡwerˈtʃiːno], was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from the region of Emilia,