— Bellucci, Portrait Painter

(fl. early 18th cent.)

Portrait Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

A nephew of Antonio Bellucci, an Italian Painter who came to England in 1716 and was employed in decorative work by the Duke of Buckingham and also by the Duke of Chandos at Canons. Walpole ("Anecdotes of Painting") says that the nephew "went to Ireland and made a fortune by painting portraits there." No other mention of him has been found, and nothing is known of his works.

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