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CAPALTI, Alessandro (1810 - 1868), Painter, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPALTI, Alessandro (1810 - 1868), Painter, decorative designer

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Born c. 1810, in Rome; died 1868, in Rome.

Painter, decorative designer. History painting, portraits.

Alessandro Capalti was a pupil of Tommaso Minardi. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London between 1851 and 1858. He produced decorations, and was a history painter and portraitist: his most notable portraits are those of the Rolland family, Princess Gwendoline Borghese,

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