(1747 - 1827)
Filippo Comerio was active/lived in Italy.
Filippo Carlo Comerio was born in Lombardy in 1747. He started his studies in painting at the Academy in Bologna and in 1772 won a prize in the drawing competition category. He moved to Rome in 1773 to continue his education. His studies included paintings of the sixteenth century and the neoclassical and was furthermore acquainted with the circle of the Swiss artist Henry Fussli (1741-1825).
After leaving Rome in about 1777, he moved to Faenza where he undertook commissions for two large paintings, but perhaps more interesting, he met and married Loreta Benini Faenza, daughter of Paul Faenza, the director and first painter of the famous majolica factory of Count Ferniani. His work as a ceramic painter and de ... Displaying 750 of 966 characters.