Antonio Suntach (Biographical details)

Antonio Suntach (publisher/printer; printmaker; Italian; Male; 1744 - 1828)

Also known as

Suntach, Antonio; Suntach, Antoine

Biography

Reproductive stipple engraver, b.and d. Venice. Began career under Volpato with Remondini in Bassano, copying prints after Kauffman and Morland. Married in 1771 and set up on his own account in Bassano with backing from the Ferrari family; retired in 1816 and sold business (with six presses) and stock to Remondini for 58,500 lire. No travels documented, but almost certain.
His son Giovanni (1776-1842) was also an engraver, who trained under the Schiavonetti brothers in London.

Bibliography

'AS un incisore tra Bassano, Roma e l'Europe', Bassano/Rome 2012 (cat. of 364 items)