Cittadini, Alessandro (Italian 1820-1877)
Alessandro Cittadini was an accomplished Italian artist of the first half of the 19th century. He was mentioned as working ca.1820 in Rome, around 1850 in Genua and in 1854-55 in Rotterdam. Works by him can be seen in the Museum of Bruxelles. In their book ” Antissier et le portrait miniature romantique en Belgique “, published in 1998, Bodo Hofstetter and Philippe Plantage suppose the artist had lived a long time in Antwerp – there are numerous portrait miniatures of Antwerp’s residents painted by him.