When: the School of Posillipo was founded around 1820 when Antonio Pitloo‘s atelier  became both a gathering place and school for young painters. 

Where: in Neaples

Who: Artists of the School of Posillipo include Gabriele Smargiassi, Pasquale Mattej, and the brothers Giacinto Gigante, Ercole Gigante. Other members were Teodoro Duclère, Salvatore FergolaFrancesco Fergola, Vincenzo Franceschini, and finally Achille Vianelli.

What: Domenico Morelli wrote “They painted, always studying in the open air