Jacopo Amigoni

About Jacopo Amigoni

Who is it?: Painter
Birth Year: 1682
Birth Place: Venice, Italian
Died On: 1752
Birth Sign: Virgo
Known for: Painting

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Jacopo Amigoni was bornon 1682 in Venice, Italian, is Painter. Best fêted for his religious and mythological paintings, Jacopo Amigoni, also known as Giacomo Amiconi, was a prolific 18th century Venetian painter. One of the iconic Rococo artists to have ever walked on the earth, Jacopo Amigoni is much admired for his mythic representation in oil color. Primarily celebrated for his quintessential Venetian Rococo style of painting, his artworks combined the influences of Sebastiano Ricci, French Rococo and Tiepolo. Although Jacopo Amigoni flagged off his artistic career in Venice, he became intellectually productive during his Europe tour. He initially engaged himself in painting mythological and religious scenes. As his display of portraits attracted customers from the north, he extended his works onto presenting gods in sensuous dreaminess or in games. For several years, he painted decorative cycles and portraits, although he hardly enjoyed them. Scroll further to read more about the early career and his later years and look through his timeline.
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Biography/Timeline

1717

Starting in 1717, he is documented as working in Bavaria in the Castle of Nymphenburg (1719); in the castle of Schleissheim (1725–1729); and in the Benedictine abbey of Ottobeuren. He returned to Venice in 1726. His Arraignment of Paris hangs in the Villa Pisani at Stra. From 1730 to 1739 he worked in England, in Pown House, Moor Park Wolterton Hall and in the Theatre of Covent Garden. From there, he helped convince Canaletto to travel to England by telling him of the ample patronage available.

1736

From his travel to Paris in 1736, he met the celebrated castrato Farinelli. Later in Madrid, he was to paint a self-portrait with the singer and entourage. He also encountered the painting of François Lemoyne and Boucher.

1739

In 1739 he returned to Italy, perhaps to Naples and surely to Montecassino, in whose Abbey existed two canvases (destroyed during World War II). Until 1747, he travelled to Venice to paint for Sigismund Streit, for the Casa Savoia and other buildings of the city. In 1747 he left Italy and established himself in Madrid. There he became court Painter to Ferdinand VI of Spain and Director of the Royal Academy of Saint Fernando. He died in Madrid.