Augusto Bompiani

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Study for an opera character, 1873

Augusto Bompiani (September 11, 1852 – May 9, 1930) was an Italian painter, mainly of landscapes including figures, in both oil and watercolors.

He was born in Rome. His father, Roberto Bompiani, was also a painter. Augusto trained at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, and later became a teacher there.[1]

At the 1880 exposition of Turin, he submitted a painting titled Fra una messa. At 1883 in the Exposition at Rome he displayed Intima e Due, a vedute of the port of Anzio. In 1883 at the Promotrice of Florence, he exhibited Due teste di Ciociara and L'arrivo. At the 1885 Turin exhibition, he displayed a Studio di paese.[2] In 1904, he collaborated with Onorato Carlandi, E. Ferrari, and Alessandro Battaglia in illustrating an album donated to the visiting president of France, Loubet.

Augusto Bompiani died in Rome in 1930.


  1. ^ Italian 19th century drawings & watercolors: an album, Camuccini & Minardi to Mancini & Balla, by Roberta J. M. Olson, Shepherd Gallery, 1976
  2. ^ Dizionario degli Artisti Italiani Viventi: pittori, scultori, e Architetti., by Angelo de Gubernatis. Tipe dei Successori Le Monnier, 1889, page 64.