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MOLTENI, Giuseppe (1800 - 1867), Painter, restorer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOLTENI, Giuseppe (1800 - 1867), Painter, restorer

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 23 October 1800, in Affori, near Milan; died 11 January 1867, in Affori.

Painter, restorer. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Giuseppe Molteni studied at the Milan academy and went on to work in Milan and Rome, where he became curator of the Brera Pinacoteca. From 1838, he spent time in Venice where he painted portraits of Ferdinand I and Metternich

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