Dictionary of Artists


To meet the requirement of scholars, art dealers, collectors or simple amateurs of having a quick and effective tool at their disposal to satisfy the various exigencies connected with the world of art, first of all the in-depth analysis of the work of painters, sculptors, engravers, photographers, etc., the "Dictionary of artists" puts itself up as an annotated list of names, sometimes accompanied, if marked by an asterisk, by a biography and by some signature examples.

Each artist is matched with a series of index cards regarding the works registered in the Data Bank of the Matteucci Institute, which can be issued on request.

The biographies are taken from the Dizionario degli artisti edited by Cristina Bonagura, integral part of the work Pittori & pittura dell'Ottocento italiano (1996-1997), coordinated by Giuliano Matteucci with the cooperation of Paul Nicholls and realized by the Redazioni Grandi Opere of the "Istituto Geografico De Agostini", to whom the Matteucci Institute expresses its sincere thanks for authorizing the circulation of the texts on line.


Barabino Angelo *

Tortona (Alessandria) 1883 - Milano 1950
Studiò a Milano all'Accademia di Brera fino all’incontro, avvenuto intorno al 1903, con G. Pellizza da Volpedo. Di lui divenne allievo, frequentando lo studio del maestro fino alla morte di questi, nel 1907. Furono anni determinanti nella formazione dell'artista, che di Pellizza adottò il Divisionismo e le intenzioni sociali. In tal senso appaiono significative le opere di questo periodo: I miei morti (esposto a Firenze nel 1906), Fiori selvatici (Tortona, coll. Torriglia), L'annegato (1909, Tortona, coll. B. Barabino), Pioppi a Scrivia (1913, coll. privata).
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