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CHIOSTRI, Carlo (1863 - 1939), Draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHIOSTRI, Carlo (1863 - 1939), Draughtsman, illustrator

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1863, in Florence; died 1939, in Florence.

Draughtsman, illustrator.

[not available online]Chiostri worked in watercolour and his originals were then transposed for wood engraving. His reputation was made by his illustrations of Pinocchio. He worked mainly for the Florentine publishing houses of Salani, Bemporad and Calasanziana.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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