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CIFARIELLO, Filippo (1864 - 1936), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CIFARIELLO, Filippo (1864 - 1936), Sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1864 or 1865, in Malfata; died 1936.


After studying at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Naples, Cifariello quickly became famous for his statuettes, then his monumental sculptures. He exhibited in Naples, Rome, Venice and Paris, where he received a commendation in 1895 or 1896. When he began making official portraits of Italian celebrities, his work lost some of its vigour and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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