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GIACOMETTI, Augusto (1877 - 1947), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, mixed media

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIACOMETTI, Augusto (1877 - 1947), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, mixed media

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 16 August 1877, in Stampa; died 9 July 1947, in Zurich.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, mixed media, engraver, draughtsman. Designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics, murals.

Dadaism.

[not available online]Augusto Giacometti was the younger brother of Giovanni Giacometti and the uncle of Alberto and Diego Giacometti. He has been almost forgotten today, but was well-known

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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