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BISI, Michele (1788 - 1875), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BISI, Michele (1788 - 1875), Painter, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born c. 1788, in Genoa; died 1875.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. History painting, landscapes.

Michele Bisi studied successively under Bartolozzi, Rosapina and Longhi. He engraved from originals by Andrea Appiani. His wife Ernesta also studied under Longhi and collaborated with her husband on his work Pinacoteca of the Royal Palace of the Arts and Sciences, Milan.

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