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BOSSOLI, Carlo (1815 - 1884), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOSSOLI, Carlo (1815 - 1884), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1815, in Davesco, near Lugano; died 2 August 1884, in Turin.

Painter, draughtsman. History painting, landscapes.

Orientalism.

Bossoli's family settled in Odessa, on the shores of the Black Sea, and he was apprenticed to an Italian theatre designer who had emigrated to Russia. He specialised in depicting large landscapes which were greatly admired by Princess Woronzow, wife of the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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