Sunday, June 9, 2013
Life in the streets of 1840s New York City by Nicolino Calyo (Italian-born American artist, 1799-1884)
Born in Naples, Nicolino Calyo was an accomplished American nineteenth century painter who worked first in Baltimore, Maryland, and then moved to New York City. Before coming to America, he studied at the Naples Academy learning Neoclassical, Italian, & Dutch landscape techniques. Calyo fled Italy in 1821, having participated in an unsuccessful rebellion against Ferdinand I.