Andrea Locatelli

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Andrea Locatelli
Born (1695-12-19)19 December 1695
Died 19 February 1741(1741-02-19) (aged 45)
Known for Landscape art

Andrea Locatelli (19 December 1695 – 19 February 1741) was an Italian painter of landscapes (vedute).

Born in Rome, he was the son and pupil of the painter Piero Locatelli, who had studied with the Florentine Ciro Ferri. He next apprenticed under Paolo Anesi, although his style and thematic is akin to that of Claude Lorrain, and depicts small mythologic figures although within a wild environment more similar to those of Salvator Rosa. He is also known as Andrea Lucatelli. Andrea excelled in painting vedute in a style reminiscent of Jan Frans van Bloemen, one of the Bamboccianti. One of his pupils was Joseph Vernet.

Andrea Locatelli, Magic Scene, c. 1741.