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.


Girometti Carlo*

Lesignano di Rivalta (Piacenza) 1816 ? - Piacenza 1899 ?
Allievo di C. Viganoni all'Istituto d’Arte Gazzola di Piacenza, fu ritrattista e restauratore ed ebbe studio presso il palazzo settecentesco del mecenate G. Costa. Durante un soggiorno di lavoro in Francia, anteriore al 1879, eseguì il Ritratto di Eugenio Bonaparte, figlio di Napoleone III. Un disegno con il ritratto di D. Erne-sto Bugoni è conservato presso il Museo Civico di Piacenza.
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