BORN 5 May 1801, London - DIED 28 Oct 1869, Roma, Lazio|
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Acattolico, Via Caio Cestio 6 (Zona Prima, 13.55 (765))
Thomas Dessoulavy moved to Rome at an early age. In 1819 he was a student under the Swiss painter Franz Kaisermann (1765-1833). He worked in Rome as a landscape painter all his life and was often asked to guide visitors through the city. Around 1828/1829 and in 1839 he stayed in Naples. From 1846 to 1848 he exhibited at the Royal Academy in London.