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.


Cadolini Enrico *

Brescia 1838 - ?
Dopo aver seguito i corsi all'Accademia Albertina di Torino sotto la guida di C. Arienti, si trasferì a Milano dove esordì con quadri di figura (1859) e temi letterari (1860, Ofelia, Marco Visconti). La sua pittura che, accanto alla nutrita serie di dipinti storici, offriva anche prove di paesaggio (La nebbia, esposto a Torino nel 1860), fu apprezzata anche nell’ambiente dei colleghi artisti, e il Ritratto del pittore Carlo Pittara fu scelto per la Mostra dell'Ottocento lombardo, svoltasi a Milano nel 1900.
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