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FAZZINI, Pericle (1913 - 1987), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAZZINI, Pericle (1913 - 1987), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 4 May 1913, in Grottamare (Ascoli Piceno); died 1987, in Rome.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), sculptor. Figures, portraits, animals.

School of Rome group.

Fazzini studied drawing at a free Accademia in Rome, where he began to sculpt in 1929. Before that, his first initiation into the world of sculpture was through his father, who was a carpenter and cabinetmaker.


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