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BARTOLENA, Cesare (1830 - 1903), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARTOLENA, Cesare (1830 - 1903), Painter

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1830, in Livorno; died 1903, in Livorno.

Painter. Historical subjects, battles, figures, portraits. Lithographs.

Cesare Bartolena studied in Florence with Pollastrini and fought as a volunteer in the 1848 War of Italian Independence. Bartolena was essentially a portraitist, although, from 1848 onwards, he also painted battle scenes and other incidents from the 1848 War. In 1872, he exhibited at the

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