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.


Elena Giuseppe *

Milano 1801 - 1867
Esordì nel 1833 all'annuale braidense con cinque vedute di soggetto milanese (fra le altre, Veduta della piazza della Vetra in Milano), l'anno seguente inviò un soggetto di storia lombarda e Due piccoli paesi. La sua presenza espositiva si protrasse fino al 1860 con paesaggi lombardi e vedute urbane realizzate a olio o ad acquerello. Fu anche critico e litografo: sono sue le ottanta tavole eseguite fra il 1836 e il 1838 per Lombardia pittoresca e costumi popolari lombardi.
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