registers Giuseppe is inscribed on 8 April 1692 and historians have marked that
day as his birthday, although it is not perfectly clear whether he was also
born on that day or only baptised. The epigraph on the front of the Tartini
House presents him as a teacher and an extraordinary artist.
baptised in the wonderful baroque baptistery of St John the Baptist by the bell
tower in Piran, built following the example of the tower from St Mark's Square
in Venice, and next to the cathedral from the beginning of the 17th century,
dedicated to St George. The baptismal font in the baptistery in Piran is a
Roman sarcophagus made of stone and with the chiselled relief of a boy with
wings riding a dolphin.