(1806 - 1892)
Domenico Tojetti was active/lived in California. Domenico Tojetti is known for mytho-biblical figure, portrait, mural.
Biography Domenico Tojetti
An artist whose work was focused on church decorations and murals, Domenico Tojetti was the earliest painter in San Francisco who worked in the American Renaissance style. He created numerous murals and paintings for the city's mansions and churches, to fit their architecture that hearkened back to the Italian Renaissance with emphasis on the culture and fine-art disciplines of Greek and Roman antiquity.
Tojetti was born in Rome, Italy, and studied there under Camuccini and Murani. He also studied in Paris, and later became a professor at the Academy in Rome. It seems that he was held in esteem in Rome, and worked for Pope Gregory XVI and Pius IX.
In Italy, he was a painter of churches and palaces, a restorer of a number of p
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