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BORGOMAINERIO, Luigi (1836 - 1876), Caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BORGOMAINERIO, Luigi (1836 - 1876), Caricaturist

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1836, in Como; died 1876, in Rio de Janeiro.


One of the wittiest Italian cartoonists of his time, Borgomainerio worked for a publication entitled Wild Spirit (Spirito Foletto). He also founded the publication entitled Mephistopheles (Mefistofele).

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