Giuseppe Bisi

Italian painter (1787-1869)

Giuseppe Bisi (Genoa, April 10, 1787 - Varese, October 28, 1869) was an Italian painter.

Giuseppe Bisi
BornApril 10, 1787
DiedOctober 28, 1869
Notable work
Lierna view on Varenna Lake Como (1835)


Son of the painter and modeler Tommaso Bisi (Genoa 1758 - Milan 2 December 1826). Essentially a painter landscape painting, Giuseppe Bisi outlined his own pictorial way in which nature is simply observed in his everyday life, despite the time, in which the artist lived his artistic youth, evoked atmospheres more markedly Romanticism.

In 1829 he made a study trip to Rome which gave him the starting point for subjects of the Lazio landscape. Back in Milan he consolidated his fame and success there. In 1838 he obtained the chair of landscape painting, which had just been established at the Accademia di Brera.

Brother of Michele Bisi, he was the husband of the artist Ernesta Legnani, whom he had married in 1811 with whom he had nine daughters. His daughters Raffaela, Antonietta and Fulvia Bisi, and his nephew Luigi Bisi were also painters.

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