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MONTEVERDE, Giulio (1837 - 1917), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONTEVERDE, Giulio (1837 - 1917), Sculptor

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 October 1837, in Bistagno; died 3 October 1917, in Rome.


Giulio Monteverde studied at the school of fine arts in Rome and subsequently taught there. Many of his paintings caused a sensation when first shown, notably Jenner Experimenting with his Vaccine, which earned him a gold medal at the 1978 Exposition Universelle in Paris; Spirit of Franklin

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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