CA’ DEL PITUR: means house of the painter. Gian Battista Benzi (1861-1943), known as “the painter”, was one of the most famous owner of our house.
He was born in Cicogna in 1861. He studied in Brera Accademy from 1875 till 1880.
After the studies, he went back to Cicogna and got married with Caterina Pirovini of Cossogno in 1887.