LONGHI, Alessandro
(b. 1733, Venezia, d. 1813, Venezia)


Italian painter, the son of Pietro Longhi; he was a successful portraitist. He was the official portrait painter to the Venetian Academy, so that he was in a good position for compiling his Compendio delle Vite de' Pittori Veneziani Istorici (1762) with portraits etched by himself.