biography of Nicola MONACHESI (1795-1851)

Birth place: Tolentino, Italy

Death place: Philadelphia

Profession: Portrait, historical & decorative painter

Exhibited: PAFA & Artists' Fund Soc., 1932-48

Comments: Came to America before 1832, when he first exhibited in Philadelphia; active there until 1851. His address in 1832 was the same as that of F. Monachesi (see entry).

Sources: G&W; Champlin & Perkins; Rutledge, PA; Dunlap, History, II, 471, as Monachise; Fielding, as Monachaise; 7 Census (1850), Pa., LII, 869-70.