Francesco Capurro was a 17th century Italian painter of the Baroque period, mainly active in Genoa and Modena. He was born in Camogli, just north of Genoa. He was one of the main pupils of the genoese Domenico Fiasella. Also known as Capuro. During a trip to Rome, he apparently influenced by the Caravaggisti painter from Naples, Jusepe Ribera. He was employed some time at the Court of Modena, and, died young at Genoa, of a malignant fever.