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CAVALCANTI, Emiliano di (1897 - 1976), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAVALCANTI, Emiliano di (1897 - 1976), Painter

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Brazilian, 20th century, male.

Born 1897, in Rio de Janeiro; died 26 October 1976, in Rio de Janeiro.

Painter. Scenes with figures, local scenes (carnival). Murals, designs for tapestries.

After studying law, Emiliano di Cavalcanti turned to painting and came into contact with European art during the course of his travels around Europe in 1923 and 1935. He completed numerous painted murals and tapestries, particularly

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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