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.


Olleros Y Quintana Blas *

Avila (Spagna) 1851 - Firenze 1919
Compì gli studi a Madrid e a Roma e in seguito si stabilì a Napoli. Dipinse marine e scene di folclore partenopeo sia a olio sia ad acquerello (La festa del Carmine in Napoli, comparso recentemente sul mercato spagnolo). Si dedicò anche a soggetti neopompeiani, realizzando dipinti apprezzati dalla critica per l'attenta ricostruzione filologica dell’ambiente, resi con un tocco brioso e con colori vivaci (La citarista romana, riprodotto in incisione nell'Illustrazione Italiana del 1887).
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