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MONACHESI, Nicola (1795 - 1851), Painter, fresco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONACHESI, Nicola (1795 - 1851), Painter, fresco artist

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1795, in Tolentino; died 1851, in Philadelphia.

Painter, fresco artist. Historical subjects, religious subjects, portraits.

Nicola Monachesi studied under Landi at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, and settled in Philadelphia from 1831. He painted frescoes for Philadelphia Cathedral and for the churches of St Martin, St Joseph, St Augustine and St Philip, together with other fresco decorations for

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