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CAFFI, Ippolito (1809 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAFFI, Ippolito (1809 - 1866), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1809, in Belluno, near Venice; died 20 July 1866, in Lissa.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Genre scenes, architectural views, seascapes.

Caffi was a pupil at the fine art school in Venice from 1827 to 1831, then went to Rome, where he was a drawing teacher for a number of years. In 1843, he set off for Greece, Egypt and Nubia.

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