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.


Gagliardi Agostino*

Attivo a Roma fra il 1858 e il 1868
Poche le notizie sull’attività di questo pittore, che nel 1858 eseguì una Conversione di S. Paolo per il Monastero di San Paolo a Toscanella (oggi Tuscania). Nel 1868 collaborò con P. Gagliardi alla decorazione della chiesa romana di Santa Maria Maddalena, dove si conserva anche una sua tela dello stesso anno, raffigurante S. Giuseppe.
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