Del Cenacolo di Leonardo da Vinci, 1810; secretary to the Accademia di Brera, 1801-1807. He was responsible for their inclusion in the Pinacoteca di Brera, his most famous acquisitions include Raphael's Marriage of the Virgin (1504) and the Virgin and Child by Giovanni Bellini (1460).
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Author of Notizie sulla vita, 1859-1869, the first great history of Milanese art of the 14th to the 16th century; largely established the canon of early Milanese artists.
Chair in art history at the University of Milan; student of A. Venturi in Rome
Scholar of renaissance Italian art. A friend and disciple of Giovanni Morelli, he edited the final volume of Morelli's collected works and wrote a brief biography of him in 1893.
Archaeologist, epigrapher, and historian of ancient Christian and Islamic architecture. Monneret de Villiard began his career as an architect, later becoming an instructor of medieval architecture at the Politenico in Milan. His interest in archaeology led him to North Africa, where he studied Coptic art and its Greek and Egyptian origins. In 1923, Monneret de Villard completed a monograph on the Aswan, an Islamic necropolis. He was a major contributor to the scholarship on the Nubian region during the medieval period, leading several archaeological excavations in Addis Ababa.
Scholar of art of the Venetian Renaissance; wroteTintoretto catalogue raisonné. Pallucchini's father was a civil engineer who moved his family to Venice in 1925. The younger Pallucchini was introduced to Venetian art by Maria Ciartoso Lorenzetti, whose husband, Giulio Lorenzetti (1886-1951), was writing the famous guidebook on the city. He graduated from college in 1931 from the University of Padua, writing his senior thesis on Giambattista Piazzetta and his school under Giuseppe Fiocco, a pioneer of art history in the Veneto area.
Connoisseur-style historian of Italian renaissance art; popular textbook writer. Pittaluga was the daughter of an Italian General, though her forbearers were Austrian. She attended the State Secondary School in Cuneo, where she was the only female student. When Lionello Venturi was appointed the new chair of art history at the university in Turin at an extremely young age, Pittaluga was one of his first students. She went on to write her ground-breaking thesis under him on Eugène Fromentin.
Author of Le finezze dei pennelli italiani ammirate e studiate da Girupeno sotto la scorta e la disciplina del genio di Raffaello d'Urbino, 1674, written as an artistic journey by a young guided by Raphael. The author describes the works of art found in various Italian cities. Scaramuccia added slightly to the bibliography of books on art that Raphaël Trichet du Fresne had compiled as an introduction to Leonardo's treatise in 1651.
Wrote Dizionario degli architetti, scultori, pittori, intagliatori (1830-33).