Eugenio Battisti

Eugenio Battisti (1924–1989) was an Italian art critic and art historian and an expert on the history of Italian art and architecture. He taught art and architecture at a number of universities in the United States and Europe including the University of Rome Tor Vergata, where he was Professor of History of Architecture. He was the author of several other monographs of leading artists including Giotto, Velazquez and Cimabue.