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GAVAZZENI, Giovanni (<i>born</i> 1841), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAVAZZENI, Giovanni (born 1841), Painter

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1841, in Talamone, near Grosseto (Tuscany).


Gavazzeni studied at the Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti in Bergamo under Scuri. When he returned to his native region, he carried out some major works for Count Paolo Paravicini di Morbegno. He painted a number of frescoes in Sondrio Cathedral, which were commissioned by the archpriest, who went on to become Bishop of Parma. In 1900

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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