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CAVENAGHI, Emilio (1852 - 1876), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAVENAGHI, Emilio (1852 - 1876), Painter

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1852, in Caravaggio; died 1876, in Milan.


Like his brother Luigi, Emilio Cavenaghi was a pupil of Bertini at the Accademia in Milan. He stayed in Pisa for a long time because of his health. There, he painted architectural subjects. He collaborated with Bertini on the decoration of the room and stage curtain of the Manzoni Theatre in Milan. He illustrated

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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