First he travelled in the North of Italy, but moved to Florence, and Rome.
He became embroiled in a lively bisexual love-triangle with the politician John Hervey , and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. In the meantime Algarotti had made acquaintance with Antiochus Kantemir , a Moldavian diplomat, poet and composer.
Because of a heavy storm the ship sheltered in Harlingen. Algarotti was discovering "this new city". Algarotti had obligations in England and came back the year after. Frederick, who was impressed with this walking encyclopedia, made him and his brother Bonomo Prussian counts in Algarotti accompanied Frederick to Bayreuth , Kehl , Strasbourg and Moyland Castle where they met with Voltaire, who was taking baths in Kleve for his health.
Frederick had offered him a salary, but Algarotti refused. Algarotti's choice of works reflects the encyclopedic interests of the Neoclassic era ; he was uninterested in developing a single unitary stylistic collection, he envisioned a modern museum, a catalog of styles from across the ages.
For contemporary commissions, he wrote up a list for paintings he recommended commissioning, including to ask of history paintings from Tiepolo , Pittoni , and Piazzetta ; scenes with animals from Castiglione , and veduta with ruins from Pannini. He wanted "suggetti graziosi e leggeri" from Balestra , Boucher , and Donato Creti. In Algarotti went back to Potsdam and became court chamberlain, but left to visit the archeological diggings at Herculaneum. Algarotti was involved in finishing the architectural designs of Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff who had fallen ill.
In February , after several years residing in Prussia, he returned to Italy, living most of the time in Bologna. In Algarotti was involved in a new opera-style in the city of Parma.
Aperto al progresso e alla conoscenza razionale, esperto di arti (si prodigò come fautore di Palladio), Francesco Algarotti fu - rispetto alla scienza - un grande. Dialoghi sopra l'ottica neutoniana (Italian Edition) by [Algarotti, Francesco] Francesco Algarotti, Scrittore, saggista e collezionista d'arte italiano Questo libro elettronico presenta «Dialoghi sopra l'ottica neutoniana», di Francesco Algarotti.
He influencing Guillaume du Tillot and the Duke of Parma. Algarotti's Essay on the Opera was a major influence on the librettist Carlo Innocenzo Frugoni and the composer Tommaso Traetta , and in the development of Gluck's reformist ideology. The drama itself should "delight the eyes and ears, to rouse up and to affect the hearts of an audience, without the risk of sinning against reason or common sense".
Algarotti's ideas influenced both Gluck and his librettist Calzabigi , writing their Orfeo ed Euridice. In Algarotti moved to Pisa , where he died of tuberculosis.
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