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.


Tito Francesco *

Napoli 1863 - dopo il 1891
Compì gli studi all'Accademia di Napoli e in seguito sotto la guida di V. Petrocelli. Dal maestro riprese la scelta di soggetti di genere, che affiancò alla pittura di paesaggio. Fece uso di un tocco largo e ben evidente, che spesso si allunga rasentando il non finito. Alle mostre della Promotrice partenopea fu presente dal 1881 al 1891 (1882, La mia collezione; 1884, Carezze di mamma; 1885, Villa De Rosa a Capodimonte). Espose fra l'altro a Milano nel 1889 (Momenti di gioja, Inverno).
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