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LINATI, CLAUDIO (1790–1832). Born in the Italian province of Parma, Marcos Claudio Marcelo Antonio Pompeyo Blas Juan Linati de Prevos became a member of the Parma Society of Printers and Watercolorists at the age of seventeen. He studied the relatively new printing technique of lithography, and in 1825 he migrated to Mexico, where he taught the craft. Soon after his arrival he lithographed a map of Texas after Fiorenzo Galli, the only known copy of which is in the Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin. He returned to Europe in 1827 and published one of the earliest color-plate books on Mexico, Costumes civils, militaires et réligieux du Mexique in Brussels in 1828. The book contained forty-eight hand-colored lithographs, including an Apache Indian chief, various types of Mexican soldiers, and a portrait of Gen. Vicente Filisola, who later received an empresario grant in Texas and accompanied Gen. Antonio López de Santa Anna into Texas in 1836 as his second in command.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:José N. Iturriaga de la Fuente, Claudio Linati: acuarelas y litografías (Mexico City: Inversora Bursátil, S.A. de C.V., 1993). José N. Iturriaga, Litografía y grabado en el México del XIX (Mexico City, 1993). Claudio Linati, Trajes civiles, militares y religiosos de México, 1828 (Mexico City: Miguel Ángel Porrúa, S.A., 1979). James C. Martin and Robert Sidney Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513–1900 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1984).
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