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BOSCO, Alfonso (1858 - 1921), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOSCO, Alfonso (1858 - 1921), Engraver

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Argentinian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1858, in Turin; died 1921, in Buenos Aires.


It is to Bosco that the first colour etching produced in Argentina is attributed, Coachman Sleeping on His Seat. He also created the original design for Argentinian notes and coins before 1954.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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