(1663 - 1749)
Michelangelo Cerruti was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Rome. He was a pupil of Giuseppe Passeri in Rome. Afterwards he lived for a decade in northern Italy, notably in Turin. After returning to Rome he worked with Andrea Pozzo, and became an expert fresco artist. His painterly decorations cover vaults in many Roman churches, including Santa Anastasia and San Macuto.