Nicolino Vicompte Calyo
(1799 - 1884)
Nicolino Vicompte Calyo was active/lived in New York. Nicolino Calyo is known for landscape, narrative, portrait.
Biography Nicolino Vicompte Calyo
NICOLINO VICOMPTE CALYO (1799-1884)
Born in Naples, Nicolino Calyo was an accomplished American nineteenth century view painter who brought the discipline of his classical European training to vibrant portrayals of the American scene. He studied at the Naples Academy, where he learned Neoclassical, Italian, and Dutch landscape techniques and traditions. Calyo fled Italy in 1821, having participated in an unsuccessful rebellion against Ferdinand I. Over the next several years, he traveled, sketched, and painted in Europe.
In 1834, Calyo settled in Baltimore. here, he held exhibitions of his large-scale European views before departing for Philadelphia and, ultimately, New York, which became his permanent home in 1835
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