List of Artists → Antonie Sminck Pitloo
Dutch landscape painter, studied in Paris, with a scholarship of Louis Bonaparte he was able to travel to Rome, where he joined the local colony of Dutsch artists, after 1815 he achieved a professorship in Naples a. became head of the painting school of Posilippo which is considered to be a predecessor of impressionism; he died in a cholera epidemic. - Amsterdam (Rijksmus.), Naples (Capodimonte), Vienna, Nantes a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit, Scheen.