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.


Sacerdote Anselmo*

Torino 1868 - 1926
Frequentò l'Accademia Albertina di Torino e si dedicò alla pittura di paesaggio, che aveva appreso sotto la direzione dei maestri V. Avondo e V. Cavalieri. Assiduo alle rassegne della Promotrice torinese, vi espose dal 1886 al 1925 paesaggi del Piemonte e della Valle d’Aosta, descritti con stretta aderenza al vero e risolti con segno nitido e cromia luminosa. Espose anche a Firenze (1901, Valtournanche, Mattino al campo; 1906, Settembre in collina) e a Milano (1910, Mattino a Champoluc). Va ricordata anche la sua attività di conservatore, svolta dal 1901 presso i Musei Civici di Torino.
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