Antonio Ermolao Paoletti Biography | Oil Paintings
5-8-1834 Venice, ITA – 12-13-1912 Venice, ITABack to Artist IndexView Artists Paintings
Antonio Ermolao Paoletti painter of mainly of Venetian genre scenes, recalling seventeenth-century artist Bamboccianti life of children and women, as well as sacred fresco work for churches in the Veneto.
Antonio Ermolao Paoletti's father, Ermolao Paoletti, was a well-known scholar and writer of Venice. He wrote a much-cited expansive guide to its architecture, monuments, artistic works, and customs, and also wrote a dictionary of the Venetian dialect. He was also a professor at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice, besides being an engraver and a painter.
Antonio Paoletti attended course in the Accademia as a pupil of Pompeo Marino Molmenti, and as a colleague of the sculptor Antonio Dal Zotto and the Armenian painter and engraver Edgar Chahine.
Antonio Ermolao Paoletti displayed in various exhibitions, including Milan in 1872, 1884 Exhibition of Turin, with Flowers for the Holy Virgin, at the 1884 Promotrice Popolana Venicena, and in 1885, Il Venditore di Pesce.
Among his many frescoes is the main altarpiece depicting the Madonna of the Rosary with St Anthony and St Materno for the parish church of Melara. Like his father, Antonio also became a professor at the Accademia di Belle Arti.
Art Movement: Academic Art.
Artists Influencing Antonio Ermolao Paoletti: Pompeo Marino Molmenti.
Artist Biography compiled by Albert L. Mansour at The World's Artist, with text adapted from Wikipedia.