COMMODI Andrea (b. 1560, Firenze, d. 1638, Roma) Nationality : Italian
Italian painter, born in Florence, but mostly active in Rome. He was a pupil of the painter Cigoli. He painted frescoes in the sacristy of San Carlo ai Catinari and a Fall of the Angels now in the Accademia Gallery in Florence. One of his pupils was the young Pietro da Cortona who moved to Rome and became one of the towering figures of the Italian Baroque. Another pupil was Giovanni Battista Stefaneschi (1582-1659).