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.


Epis Giuseppe*

Gavarno (Bergamo) 1829 - Bergamo 1858
Fratello gemello di Giovan Battista, fu brillante allievo di E. Scuri nella bergamasca Accademia Carrara, nelle cui collezioni si conserva Fanciullo in atto di guardare, per il quale fu premiato nel 1852. Dall’anno seguente affiancò il fratello nella decorazione della Parrocchiale di Grumello al Serio (Bergamo) dove, oltre alla Educazione della Vergine, affrescava l’Assunta della cupola, confermandosi pittore apprezzato in ambito locale per la meditata correttezza accademica.
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