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LA MONACA, Francis (<i>born</i> 1882), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LA MONACA, Francis (born 1882), Painter, sculptor

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1882, in Catanzaro (Calabria).

Painter, sculptor. Busts.

Francis La Monaca was a pupil of Thomas and Injalbert at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He exhibited in Rome and London and at the Salons des Artistes Français, Paris, and was awarded the Légion d'Honneur. He mainly carved busts of famous 20th-century figures such as Pius XI, George Bernard Shaw, and Alfred

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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