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CANONICA, Pietro (<i>born</i> 1869), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CANONICA, Pietro (born 1869), Sculptor

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 February 1869, in Turin.


Pietro Canonica was a pupil of O. Tabacchi at the academy in Turin. He exhibited in Italy - in Turin, Milan and Venice - and in other European cities, including Paris, London and Berlin. Some of his best-known works are: Divagando; Contrasti; Dopo il Voto (a marble statuette which earned him an honourable mention

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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