The New International Encyclopædia/Michetti, Francesco Paolo

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MICHETTI, mē̇-kĕt′tē̇, Francesco Paolo (1851—). An Italian painter, born at Tocco da Casauria. He was a pupil of Morelli at the Naples Academy, and belongs to the new school of Italian painters. His works are genre subjects of peasant life in Southern Italy, painted with a rich color and much dramatic insight. His “Corpus Domini” (1877), “Domenica delle Palme” (1879), “Ottava,” “I Morticelli,” and, above all, “Il Voto” (1884), at the Capitoline Museum, Rome, are good examples of this school of Italian art.