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LONGHI, Giuseppe (1766 - 1831), Miniaturist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LONGHI, Giuseppe (1766 - 1831), Miniaturist, draughtsman, engraver

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1766, in Monzo; died 1831, in Milan.

Miniaturist, draughtsman, engraver.

Giuseppe Longhi was taught initially by the engraver Vicenzo Vangelisti, and subsequently by the painter Giulio Travellisti. He undertook further studies in Rome with Raffaello Morghen, rapidly achieving success as an engraver, then returned to Milan to concentrate on miniatures. It was not until Napoleon commissioned him to

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