Giuseppe Bisi

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Giuseppe Bisi
Born 1787
Genoa
Died 1869
Varese
Nationality Italian
Known for Painting
Giuseppe Bisi, 1838: Villa Olmo in Como

Giuseppe Bisi (1787–1869) was an Italian painter, mainly of landscapes in a Romantic style.

In 1829, he traveled to Rome, and painted landscapes in Lazio. He returned to Milan and in 1838, was named professor of landscape painter for the Accademia di Brera. He was the brother of the painter Michele Bisi, and married the painter Ernesta Legnani; their daughter Fulvia Bisi trained as a painter with her father. His nephew Luigi became a prominent painter. Among his followers was Roberto Garavaglia (died 1846) and Gaetano Gariboldi (died 1857).[1]

Works[edit]

  • Veduta del porto di Genoa (1826)
  • Veduta di Castel Gandolfo (1830)
  • Orlando e Rodomonte
  • Landscape with bathers
  • Veduta di Torno (1860)

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ *Caimi, Antonio (1862). Delle arti del designo e degli artisti nelle provincie di Lombardia dal 1777-1862. Milan, Italy: Presso Luigi di Giacomo Pirola. pp. 96–97.