This is Alessandro Araldi

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Alessandro Araldi (c. 1460 – c. 1529) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance, active mainly in Parma.

Little is known of his biography. He apparently assisted gone contemporary Cristoforo Caselli (il Temperello). His affect shows the influences of the bookish of Melozzo da Forlì and of at the forefront Venetian Renaissance painters such as Giovanni Bellini and the Vivarini, but as a consequence Lorenzo Costa from Ferrara. He painted frescoes in the Benedictine monastery of San Paolo. He with painted two scenes next the story of St. Catherine, the Dispute previously the emperor Maximilian and St. Catherine and St. Jerome, including an peculiar Annunciation (1514), for the abbess Giovanna da Piacenza (1514). Antonio Allegri (Correggio) would final his own masterpiece frescoes for the abbess in a strikingly different, and for the age, more advanced style.

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