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PERETTI, Achille (1853 - 1923), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PERETTI, Achille (1853 - 1923), Painter

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1853 or 1857, in Italy; died 1923, in Chicago.


Achille Peretti arrived in the USA in the mid 1880s and became a citizen in 1890. He studied at the Art School of Rome and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan. He did church decoration along the Gulf Coast, Chicago and New Orleans and also painted portraits, landscapes, still

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