Giovanni Battista Venanzi
Born in Pesaro, his first training was with Guido Reni in Bologna, then Simone Cantarini, then Benedetto Gennari. He painted a Descent of the Holy Ghost for the church of Saints Gervasius and Protasius in Bologna. He painted a Life of San Antonio for the church of San Antonio at Pesaro.
- Bryan, Michael (1889). Walter Armstrong and Robert Edmund Graves, ed. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, Biographical and Critical (Volume II L-Z). York St. #4, Covent Garden, London; Original from Fogg Library, Digitized May 18, 2007: George Bell and Sons. pp. 659–61.