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ID: 500010755
 
Record Type: Person
Vanvitelli, Luigi (Italian architect, 1700-1773)

Note: Born 12 May 1700; died 1 March 1773. Famous for his design for the Royal Palace at Caserta, built 1751. Vanvitelli was active in Rome, Naples and nearby towns, also Brescia, Milan and Genoa.

Names:
Vanvitelli, Luigi (preferred,V,index,LC)
Luigi Vanvitelli (V,display)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
etcher
painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Rome (Roma province, Lazio, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Caserta (Caserta province, Campania, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Brescia (Brescia province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Genoa (Genova province, Liguria, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Milan (Milano province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)
active:   Naples (Napoli province, Campania, Italy) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Wittel, Gaspar van  
..............  (Flemish painter, born 1652 or 1653, died 1736) [500022069]
parent of ....  Vanvitelli, Carlo  
................  (Italian architect and engineer, 1739-1821) [500022101]
teacher of ....  Fontón, Marcelo  
..................  (Spanish architect, 1722-1797, active in France) [500016741]
teacher of ....  Rinaldi, Antonio  
..................  (Italian architect, ca. 1710-1794, active in Russia) [500054933]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Vanvitelli, Luigi (I)

Biographies:
(Italian architect, 1700-1773) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Italian architect, 1700-1773) ..... [Grove Art]
(architect, 1700-1773) ..... [AVERY]
(Italian artist, 1700-1773) ..... [WCP]
(Italian, 1700-1773) ..... [GRLPSC]
(12.V.1700-1.III.1773; Settecento Architect, Caserta, Roma) ..... [FDA]
(Italian architect, etcher and painter; born Naples (Italy), 1700; died Naples (Italy), 1773) ..... [CCA]
(1700-1773) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1700-1773) ..... [GRL]
(Italian artist, 1700-1773) ..... [PROV]
(Italian artist, 1700-1773) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Italian architect, 1700-1773) ..... [CL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Luigi Vanvitelli ........ [AVERY, CCA, VP]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vanvitelli, Luigi ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 50044948
....................................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
....................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  AKL
....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Clark Art Institute Library
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Enciclopedia Italiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (1949-1951)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986) v.34, p.103 ff.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 288
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