OM-62 Francesco Antonio Altobello (Italian 1637-After 1703) "Adoration of The Shepherds" ca. 1690 Oil on Canvas 69" x 96" inches framed 61" x 89.5" inches unframed Francesco Antonio Altobello, a Neapolitan painter of the 17th century, was a scholar of Carlo di Rosa, who had studied under Massino Stanzioni. Altobello used ultramarine excessively in his pictures, which was contrary to Stanzioni's practice. He is mentioned as a man of genius, correct in drawing, of good invention, and skilful in composition.
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