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Art Dealers

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1840-1894 - Regent Street (West End) Art Dealers & Sculpture & Italy & place: Volterra Marble merchant, statuary, and art dealer Egisippo Luigi Norchi was born around 1812 in Volterra, Tuscany. Date of his arrival in Britain is not 1825-1828 - Not traced Art Dealers & Collections & Galleries & Librarians & Italy & place: Treviso Librarian and art dealer Abbé Luigi Celotti was born on 12 August 1759 in Treviso in the Veneto region. His name appears as an art dealer after the 1810-2013 - Waterloo Place (Westminster) Art Dealers & Printers & Italy Picture dealer, frame maker, and print publisher Vittore Zanetti was born about 1746 in the Lake Garda area. The time of his arrival in England is 1782-1792 - Broad Street (Soho) Art Dealers & Painting & Italy & Place: Naples Picture dealer and restorer Genaro Domizio was born in Naples. Having settled in London in 1782, he came to prominence in the early 1790s as a 1769-1801 - Orchard Street (Marylebone) Art Dealers & Printing & Printsellers & Italy & place: Florence Painter, publisher, and art dealer Antonio Cesare Poggi was born in 1744, probably in Florence. By 1782 he was dealing from no. 4 Orchard Street, 1789-1829 - Baker Street (Westminster) Art Dealers & Collections & Sex & Italy & place: Lisbon Art collector Gregorio Fellipe Franchi was born in 1770 in Lisbon, the son of an Italian singer employed at the Portuguese court. As a youngster he 1750-1768 - Haymarket (Westminster) Art Dealers & Watch Making & Museums & Trade & Swiss & place: Yveden Watchmaker Isaac Emmanuel Bourgeois was born in 1726 in Yveden in the canton of Berne. Details are lacking, but he must have arrived in London 1956-2015 - Maresfield Gardens (Hampstead) Art Dealers & Ceramics & Galleries & Swiss & place: Zürich Art dealer Anita Claudia Besson was born in Zurich on 18 September 1933. In 1948 she began paying regular visits to London, finally settling there 1960-1967 - New Bond Street (Westminster) Art Dealers & Galleries & Sculpture & Italy & place: Naples Art dealer and gallery holder Christian Mario Balthasar Faerber was born in Naples in 1901, the son of a Swiss engineer who, in 1880, had been