Italian Artists & Architects

Stern, Raffaele (1774-1820)

Raffaele Stern, Italian architect, was born and died in Rome in 1774-1820. Educated on the classicist principles of J.J.Winckelmann, he was en-charged to construct the New Wing of the Museo Chiaramonti in Vatican in 1817, projected by him already in 1805-1806. As a restorer, Stern participated in restoration works of Colosseum and Arch of Tito, continued later by G.Valadier.

Street, George Edmund (1824-1881)

George Edmund Street, English architect, was born in Woodford, Essex, 1824 and died in London in 1881. He was a pupil of GG.Scott in 1843-49, and was one of the principal interpreters of Victorian medievalism with its religious constructions in neo-Gothic style: Church of St Philip and St James (Oxford, 1860); Church of St James (London, 1860); All Saints Church (Rome, 1873-76...

Subleyras, Pierre (1699-1749)

Pierre Subleyras, French painter, was born in Saint-Gilles-du-Sard in 1699 and died in Rome in 1749. The period of his artistic formation was spent in Toulouse and in Paris, when in 1728 he moved to Rome and conducted here intensive and fortunate activity of portraitist: Benedict XIV (Chantilly, Mus.), L'abbadessa Battistina Vernasca (Montpellier, Mus.Fabre). His works are...

Italian Artists & Architects Bios List: Started With "T"

Given Names in Alphabetical Order - "T"

Taccone, Paolo (died 1477)

Taccone, Paolo di Mariano da Sezze, named Paolo Romano, Italian sculptor active in Rome in 1451-1477. He also worked in Naples over the Arch of Alfonso d'Aragona in circa 1458. His most famous works are the statues of St.Andrea (cemetery of Pilgrims close to Ponte Milvio in Rome) and St.Paul (Rome, Ponte Sant'Angelo).

Tadolini, Adamo (1788-1868)

Adamo Tadolini, Italian sculptor, was born in Bolonia in 1788 and died in Rome in 1868. He was a pupil of Giacomo de Maria, and in 1813 went to Rome, where entered the studio of A.Canova, who gave him a permission to make copies of his inventions, the most famous is Amore e Psiche in Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo. Among the independent works of Tadolini, who became a professor of...

Tadolini, Giulio (1849-1918)

Giulio Tadolini, Italian sculptor, was born and died in Rome in 1849-1918. He was a nephew of Adamo Tadolini and was famous mostly for the monument to Victor Emmanuel II in Perugia (1890) and for the statues of Umberto I (1900) and of Leo XIII (1907, St John Lateran). Tadolini also executed numerous portraits of high quality.

Tassi (circa 1566-1644)

Agostino Buonamici, named Tassi, Italian painter, was born in Perugia in circa 1566 and died in Rome in 1644. He was active in Tuscani in 1594-1608 and in Genoa, but in 1610 he moved to Rome and remained here for good, where obtained the fame as a quadraturist and landscape-painter. He was influenced by Nordic artists as M.Bril and A.Elsheimer, and classic modes of Domenichino...

Tempesta, Antonio (1555-1630)

Antonio Tempesta, Italian painter and engraver, was born in Florence in 1555 and died in Rome in 1630. His teachers were Santo di Tito and Giovanni Stradano. His fresco decorations, precious little paintings on marble, and engravings are characterized by representive vivacity and high execution quality. Tempesta's most famous works are: Grotesques of Scala Regia (Palazzo...

Tenerani, Pietro (1789-1869)

Pietro Tenerani, Italian sculptor, was born in Torano, Rieti in 1789 and died in Rome 1869. He studied in the academy of Carrara and became famous with his Psiche (1819, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Florence). In collaboration with B.Thorvaldsen, Tenerani executed different monuments and works on mythological subjects. Among his further creations are: a monument to Pius VIII (St...

Theodoli, Girolamo (1677-1766)

Girolamo Theodoli, Italian architect and writer, was born and died in Rome in 1677-1766. He was a member of Academy of St.Luca and in 1750 became its president. Among his works executed in Rome should be noticed Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Marcellino (172801752) and the Theatre Argentina.

Theodon, Jean-Baptiste (1646-1713)

Jean-Baptiste Theodon, French sculptor, was born and died in Paris in 1646-1713. He stayed in Rome for nearly 30 years, leaving here numerous works like: Barbarians Adoring the Faith (Cappella di S.Ignazio, Chiesa del Gesu'), and bas-relief on the tomb of Christina of Sweden (St Peter's). After return to France Theodon participated in decoration of the castles of Versailles...

Tibaldi, Pellegrino (1527-1596)

Pellegrino Tibaldi, named Pellegrini, Italian architect, painter and sculptor, was born in Puria in Valsolda, Como in 1527 and died in Milan 1596. From the very beginning he was influenced by art of Michelangelo, P.del Vaga, B.Peruzzi, G.Romano, S.Serlio. During a long sojourn in Rome in 1548-1553 he received the first important orders: Adoration of shepherds (1549, Rome, Gall...

Tiepolo, Giovan Battista (1696-1770)

Giovan Battista Tiepolo, Italian painter was born in Venice in 1696 and died in Madrid in 1770. He began his activity in the studio of Gregorio Lazzarini but very soon became independent and entered the circle of Venetian painters. The first paintings: Sacrificio di Isacco (1716, Venice, church of Ospedaletto); Ripudio di Agar (1719, Milan, Coll. Rasini); Madonna del Carmeo (...

Tito, Santi di (1536-1603)

Santi di Tito, Italian painter and architect, was born in Sansepolcro in 1536 and died in Florence in 1603. His most famous works are: Resurrezione di Lazzaro and Annunciazione (Florence, Santa Maria Novella); Le sorelle di Fetonte (Florence, Palazzo Vecchio); Visione di San Tommaso (1593, Florence, San Marco). The architectural works are Villa Doccia close to Fiesole; Villa...