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.


Cantagalli Cesare Vincenzo*

Siena 1839 - Livorno 1887
Assai scarne le notizie su questo artista, allievo di L. Mussini all'istituto d’Arte di Siena negli anni '60 e che si dedicò alla pittura di interni, di luoghi storici e devozionali: nel 1880 all’Esposizione Nazionale di Torino presentò due Interni del Duomo di Siena, uno della Cappella della Repubblica nel Palazzo Pubblico, e uno della Cappella di San Giovanni della cattedrale di quella città.
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