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METELLI, Orneore (1872 - 1938), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
METELLI, Orneore (1872 - 1938), Painter

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 2 June 1872, in Terni (Umbria); died 20 November 1938, in Terni.

Painter. Scenes with figures, figures, landscapes.

Orneore Metelli started out as a cobbler, then became a shoemaker who went on to reap major awards for his designs. In 1911, he sat on the jury of the international shoe exhibition in Paris. He turned his attention to painting

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