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PERUGINI, Charles Edward (1829 - 1918), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PERUGINI, Charles Edward (1829 - 1918), Painter, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1829 or 1839, in Naples; died 22 December 1918, in London.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes.

Charles Perugini studied under Ary Scheffer in Paris and settled in London in 1863. He may have worked for the British Neo-Classical artist Lord Frederick Leighton. Perugini married Kate, the daughter of Charles Dickens. He started exhibiting at the Royal Academy, London,

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