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LONGONI, Emilio (1859 - 1932), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LONGONI, Emilio (1859 - 1932), Painter, pastellist

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 July 1859, in Barlassina (Milan); died 1932 or 1933, in Milan.

Painter (gouache), pastellist. Figures, portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes.

In 2003, Emilio Longoni appeared in the exhibition Painting Light: Italian Divisionism 1890-1910, Estorick Collection, London.

Specialising in landscapes, and often mountain scenes, he nevertheless painted intimist subjects.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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