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BARTOLINI, Lorenzo (1777 - 1850), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARTOLINI, Lorenzo (1777 - 1850), Sculptor

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 7 January 1777, in Vernio, near Savignano; died 20 January 1850, in Florence.

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Lorenzo Bartolini was a farrier's son, who left Florence when very young to travel to Paris and study art. In the French capital, he was befriended by Ingres. Bartolini's relief of Cleobis and Biton earned him a silver medal from the Académie in Paris. A one-time

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