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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 1625-1628 - Hampton court Collections & Italy & Painting & Royalty & Sculpture & place: Mantua The Gonzaga family ruled Mantua from 1328 and its members were notable sponsors of art. Mantegna was their court artist and they patronised many 1794-1846 - Leicester Square (Westminster) Collections & Music & Italy & place: Venice Composer and double bass player Domenico Dragonetti was born on 7 April 1763 in Venice. There he studied with Michele Berini and joined the 1790-1829 - Not traced Collections & Music & Italy Oboist and composer Gaetano Brandi was born in 1728. Little is known about his background or education. He was in London by 1790 when he married 1806-1872 - Savile Row (Mayfair) Collections & Egyptology & Medicine & Periodicals & Politics & Italy & place: Milan Physician Augustus Bozzi Granville was born Agostino Bozzi in Milan on 7 October 1783 (Granville was the name of his Cornish grandfather on his 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 1755-1785 - Hedge Lane (Westminster) Academies & Collections & Painting & Royalty & Italy & place: Florence Decorative painter and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Cipriani was born in Florence in 1727. He first studied painting in Florence under the 1897-1929 - Strand (Covent Garden) Clubs & Collections & Food & Politics & Swiss & place: Dongio Restaurateur, theatre owner, and Conservative politician John Maria Gatti was born Giovanni Maria Emilio Gatti on 13 August 1872 in Dongio, in the 1752-1773 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Academies & Collections & Painting & Royalty & Italy & place: Pitigliano Landscape painter and draughtsman Francesco Zuccarelli was born in 1702 at Pitigliano, Grosseto. He studied in Rome and by 1728 he was active in 1701-1729 - Bow Street (Covent Garden) Academies & Collections & Librarians & Music & Numismatics & Italy & place: Rome Librettist, bibliographer, and numismatist Nicola Francesco Haym was born in Rome on 6 July 1678. Having started his career as a cellist, he arrived 1690-1891 - Fleet Street (City of London) Collections & Glassmakers & Printing & Translations & Italy In August 1668, Charles Colbert arrived in London to become French ambassador to the Court of St James in coach with glass windows. Such ‘glass 1632-1642 - Palace of Whitehall (Westminster) Collections & Royalty & Sculpture & Italy & place: Florence Sculptor Francesco Fanelli was born on 17 December 1577 in Florence where he was apprenticed to the Giovanni Bandini. By August 1605, Fanelli and 1574-1575 - Hampton Court (East Molesey) Collections & Painting & Royalty & Italy & place: Vado Painter Federico Zuccaro was born in 1539/40 at Sant’Angelo in Vado, Marche, son of the painter Ottaviano Zuccaro. Having worked in Rome, Venice, 1802-1823 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Archaeologists & Antiquarians & Collections & Egyptology & Galleries & Museums & Italy & place: Padua Performing artist and Egyptologist Giovanni Battista Belzoni was born on 5 November 1778 in Padua. On Easter Monday 1803 a Sadler’s Wells playbill 1444-1454 - Lombard Street (City of London) Academies & Universities & Banking & Finance & Collections & Trade & Commerce & Wool & Textiles & Italy & place: Florence Merchant and banker Jacopo Salviati was born in 1417 in Florence, the third son of Alamanno Salviati, a prominent banker and politician. The family 1726-1770 - Holles Street (Westminster) Antiquarians & Collections & Music & Italy & place: Lucca Antiquarian Carlo Gambarini was born in Lucca (date not known) into a noble family. Few details are known about his life or background. He was in 1483-1492 - Candlewick Street (City of London) Collections & Literature & Poetry & Royalty & Italy Poet Johannes Opicius was born in Northern Italy, but nothing is known about his birthplace or education. He is solely known by his poems. He was 1848-1868 - Great Russell (Bloomsbury) Collections & Crime & Librarians & Italy & place: Florence Mathematician and book collector Guglielmo Libri was born on 2 January 1802 in Florence. Having studied at the University of Pisa, he was appointed 100-200 - Leadenhall Street (City of London) Collections & Mosaics & Romans & Italy & place: Rome The Leadenhall Street (Roman) Mosaic was discovered during building work on the premises of the East India Company in Leadenhall Street, City of 1711-1753 - Not traced Banking & Collections & Music & Politics & Italy & place: Florence Merchant, diplomat, and amateur harpsichordist Giovanni Giacomo Zamboni was born on 26 July 1683 in Florence. He began his career in as a merchant