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.


Bianchi Attilio*

Parma 1854 - 1921
All’Accademia Parmense frequentò prima la scuola di ornato (1869), poi passò agli studi di paesaggio sotto la guida di G. Carmigiani. Ai modi del maestro è vicino nella Via presso lo stradone di Parma (1871, Parma, Galleria Nazionale). Espose all’albergo “Croce Bianca” e alla Società di Incoraggiamento. Nel 1877 vinse il concorso come aiuto alla cattedra di paesaggio, subito però soppressa. Gli ultimi esiti (Il torrente Cinghio, 1890, Parma, Amministrazione Provinciale) rimandano a lontane suggestioni fontanesiane.
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