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GIACOMETTI, Giovanni (1868 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIACOMETTI, Giovanni (1868 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1868, in Stampa (Grisons); died 1933 or 1934, in Glion-sur-Montreux.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Figures, portraits, local scenes, landscapes.

[not available online] [not available online]Giovanni Giacometti was the son of a Swiss farmer, grocer and hotelier. In 1886 he went to Munich to study painting at the art college, then in 1887 he joined the Wanen School.


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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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