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BONOMI, Joseph, the Elder (1739 - 1808), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BONOMI, Joseph, the Elder (1739 - 1808), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 19 January 1739, in Rome; died 9 March 1808, in London.

Painter, draughtsman. Architectural views.

Joseph Bonomi lived and worked for a long period in London where he had been invited in 1767 to decorate buildings by the Adam brothers. In 1775, he married a cousin of Angelica Kaufmann. He was made an associate of the Royal Academy, London, in

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