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CAPPIELLO, Leonetto (1875 - 1942), Painter, draughtsman, poster artist, caricaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAPPIELLO, Leonetto (1875 - 1942), Painter, draughtsman, poster artist, caricaturist

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1897.

Born 9 April 1875, in Livorno; died 1942, in Cannes.

Painter, draughtsman, poster artist, caricaturist.

Leonetto Cappiello studied in Livorno. He exhibited in Florence in 1892, and went to Paris in 1897, where he exhibited at the Salon des Humoristes.

In 1898 a humorous magazine called Le Rire enthusiastically printed his first drawings, which were

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