Tommaso Costanzi (1700–1747) was an Italian gem engraver of the late-Baroque period.
He was born to a family of gem-makers and artists in Naples. His father Giovanni and brother Carlo were also a gem engravers, while his other brother Placido became a painter. Tommaso later moved and worked the rest of his life in Rome. None of his works survive, but he was noted in documentation by Giovanni Pichler.
The Accademia di San Luca, was founded in 1577 as an association of artists in Rome, with the purpose of elevating the work of "artists", which included painters, sculptors and architects, above that of mere craftsmen. Other founders included Girolamo Muziano and Pietro Olivieri. The Academy was named after Saint Luke the evangelist who, legend has it, made a portrait of the Virgin Mary, and thus became the patron saint of painters' guilds.
Giovanni Angelo Canini (1609–1666) was an Italian painter and engraver of the Baroque period.
Baron Philipp von Stosch was a Prussian antiquarian who lived in Rome and Florence.
Events from the year 1700 in art.
Events from the year 1781 in art.
Events from the year 1674 in art.
Placido Costanzi (1702–1759) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque period.
Events from the year 1754 in art.
Events from the year 1747 in art.
Events from the year 1705 in art.
Events from the year 1699 in art.
Events from the year 1636 in art.
Ludovico Trasi was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, born and active in Ascoli Piceno.
An engraved gem, frequently referred to as an intaglio, is a small and usually semi-precious gemstone that has been carved, in the Western tradition normally with images or inscriptions only on one face. The engraving of gemstones was a major luxury art form in the Ancient world, and an important one in some later periods.
Luigi Pichler was a German-Italian artist in engraved gems.
Giovanni Pichler was a German-Italian artist in engraved gems.
Anton Pichler was a Tyrolean goldsmith and artist of engraved gems, and the son of a doctor.
Luigi Bolis was an Italian tenor. After his triumphant debut in 1864, he became an important opera singer in major theaters in Italy and in Europe in the 1870s. His name is engraved at the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires.
Carlo Costanzi (1705–1781) was an Italian gem engraver of the late-Baroque period.
Giovanni Costanzi (1674–1754) was an Italian gem engraver of the late-Baroque period.
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