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1790-1813 - Brompton Road (Knightsbridge) Engravers & Painting & Printing & Italy & place: Bassano del Grappo Print-maker Niccolò [Nicholas] Schiavonetti was born around 1771 in Bassano del Grappo and moved to England in the early 1790s where he joined his 1815-1855 - Tower of London (City of London) Engravers & Medallists & Numismatics & Sculpture & Italy & place: Rome Cameo cutter and medallist Benedetto Pistrucci was born on 24 May 1783 in Rome. He was trained by Nicola Morelli. At Rome’s Scuola del Nudo (school 1790-1818 - Cornhill (City of London) Engravers & Printers & Italy Printmaker and publisher Gaetano Testolini was born around 1760 (details are lacking). In 1790, he was invited by Francesco Bartolozzi to join him 1790-1810 - Brompton Road (Knightsbridge) Engravers & Painting & Printers & Italy & place: Bassano del Grappo Print-maker Luigi [Lewis, Louis] Schiavonetti was born on 1 April 1765 in Bassano del Grappo, Vicenza, the son a paper manufacturer. He was taught 1788-1839 - Michaels Street (Brompton) Engravers & Italy & place: Roncade Engraver Giovanni Vendramini was born in 1769 at Roncade, near Bassano, then under Venetian rule. He studied architecture with Antonio Gaidon, but 1770-1810 - Wimpole Street (Marylebone) Architecture & Societies & Engravers & Italy Draughtsman and engraver Benedetto [Benedict] Pastorini was born in Italy (date and place of birth are not known). He had settled in England by the 1764-1821 - Warwick Street (Soho) Academies & Clubs & Engravers & Music & Printing & Royalty & Italy & place: Venice Engraver and art dealer Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi was born in 1757 in Venice, the son of engraver Francesco Bartolozzi. His father moved the family 1781-1813 - Piccadilly (Westminster) Engravers & Printsellers & Italy & place: Naples Engraver, publisher, and print dealer Mariano Bovi [Bova] was born in 1758 in Naples. In 1781, he was sent by Ferdinand IV to London to be trained 1764-1802 - Warwick Street (Soho) Academies & Clubs & Engravers & Royalty & Italy & place: Florence Engraver Francesco Bartolozzi was born on 21 September 1727 in Florence. His father was a goldsmith, but Francesco chose a different career. He