Gaetano Bartolozzi (Biographical details)

Gaetano Bartolozzi (publisher/printer; printmaker; Italian; British; Male; 1757 - 1821)

Also known as

Bartolozzi, Gaetano; Bartolozzi, Gaetano Stefano

Address

5 John Street, Oxford Street (in 1783-85) 52 Dean Street, Soho (in 1797) 82 Wells Street, Oxford Street, London (in 1803)

Biography

Print publisher and dealer. Son and pupil of Francesco Bartolozzi (q.v.), sometimes called 'Stefano'; married the singer Theresa Janssen (Janson) in 1798; Joseph Haydn was a witness at their wedding. Bankrupt to tune of £700 in 1808 (Faringdon Diary 4 July 1808), and said by Beechey to have been ruined by his wife, 'a vain imprudent woman'. Had two daughters: one (Lucia) became Mme Vestris, the other (Josephine) married Joseph Anderson in 1831 (see also BMSat.14428).

Bibliography

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