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CERACCHI, Giuseppe (1751 - 1801), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CERACCHI, Giuseppe (1751 - 1801), Sculptor

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1751, in Rome; died 1801, in Paris, guillotined.

Sculptor.

A pupil of Tommaso Righi in Rome, he also studied at the Academy of St Luke. He travelled to London in 1773, where he worked for Carlini and exhibited a number of pieces at the Royal Academy, including Castor and Pollux (1777). He subsequently returned to Rome via Holland and Vienna, where he

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