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MONTI, Raffaelle (1818 - 1881), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MONTI, Raffaelle (1818 - 1881), Sculptor

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1818, in Iseo; died 16 October 1881, in London.


Raffaelle studied under his father, the sculptor Gaetano Monti. He started sculpting very young and tasted early success when awarded a gold medal in Milan for his Alexander Taming Bucephalus. He lived in Venice from 1838 to 1842, and in 1848 travelled to England, where he made a name for himself

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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