Luigi Busatti

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Luigi Busatti (1763 – 31 June 1821) was an Italian landscape painter and scenic designer from Bologna. He trained under Vincenzo Martinelli . He excelled in landscapes. He is also called Luigi Bussatti.[1]


He painted in the Palazzo Hercolani in Bologna, and in the Certosa where he decorated the monument to Martinelli, collaborating with Pietro Fancelli. In scene set designs he worked with Teatro Zagnoni, Teatro Comunale, the Nuovo Teatro del Corso, and Teatro Contavalli, and in Florence with the Teatro della Pergola. He taught landcape art at the Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna.


  1. ^ Giornale di belle arti, Tipografia Paolo Lampato, Venice, 1833 page 56.