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CISERI, Antonio (1821 - 1891), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CISERI, Antonio (1821 - 1891), Painter

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 21 October 1821, in Ronco sopra Ascona, Switzerland; died 6 March 1891, in Florence.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Ciseri studied at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence, where he later became a teacher. He soon showed considerable talent for portrait painting. He was at first strongly influenced by Pietro Benvenuti and Giuseppe Bezzuoli, but later developed his own style. His

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