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CHESSA, Gigi (1895 - 1935), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHESSA, Gigi (1895 - 1935), Painter

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1895 or 1898, in Turin; died 1935.

Painter. Figure compositions, nudes.

Gigi Chessa is a representative of a kind of synthetic Neo-Classicism, common to some artists of the generation born around 1900.

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