Michele Felice Cornè
Michele Felice Cornè (1752–1845) was an artist born in Elba who settled in the United States. He lived in Salem and Boston, Massachusetts; and in Newport, Rhode Island. He painted marine scenes, portraits, and interior decorations such as fireboards and murals.
Examples of his work are in the collections of Historic New England; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Peabody Essex Museum; Redwood Library and Athenaeum; and U.S. Naval Academy Museum. Interior murals painted by Corne survive in the Sullivan Dorr house, Providence, Rhode Island.
- The Marine room of the Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, MA: Peabody Museum, 1921
- National Gallery of Art (U.S.), Deborah Chotner. American naive paintings. Oxford University Press, 1992
- "Michael Corne, limner, 61 Middle St." Boston Directory, 1813.
- Gerard C. Wertkin, Lee Kogan, American Folk Art Museum. Encyclopedia of American folk art. Taylor & Francis, 2004
- "Collections search". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Retrieved 2011-12-12.
- "Maritime Art and History". Peabody Essex Museum. Retrieved 2011-12-07.
- "Michele Felice Cornè". Newport Notables. Redwood Library & Athenaeum. Retrieved 2011-12-12.
- "USNA Art Collection". U.S. Navy. Retrieved 2011-12-12.
- Brown University. ProvidenceArchitecture.org. Sullivan Dorr House. Retrieved 2011-12-12
- "Died," Newport Mercury, 12 July 1845.
- "Michele Felice Corne," Newport Mercury, 3 March 1877.
- "The First Tomatoes," Newport Daily News, 29 January 1879.
- Dodge, Donald. "The Cornè House, ca. 1799-1822," Newport History: Bulletin of the Newport Historical Society. Newport Historical Society. Vol.42, Part 1, No.133 (Winter 1969). 14-21.
- Mason, George Champlin. Reminiscences of Newport. Newport: Charles E. Hammett, Jr., 1884. 330-340.
- Peabody Museum of Salem. Michele Felice Cornè 1752-1845 - Versatile Neapolitan Peabody of Salem, Boston & Newport. Salem, MA: Peabody Museum of Salem, Summer Exhibition 1972.
- Donald J. Boisvert. "Michel Felice Corne: the first person in America to eat a tomato, Old Rhode Island no.4, 1993.
- Smith, Andrew F. The Tomato in America: Early History, Culture, and Cookery. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1994.
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- WorldCat. Cornè, Michele Felice 1752-1845
- Library of Congress. Bombardment of Tripoli engraving by Cornè.
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress). Sullivan Dorr House, 109 Benefit Street, Providence, Rhode Island. Includes information about mural by Cornè.
- Examples of work by Cornè