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PODESTI, Francesco (1800 - 1895), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PODESTI, Francesco (1800 - 1895), Painter

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 21 March 1800, in Ancona; died 10 February 1895, in Ancona.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

Francesco Podesti was taught by Cammuccini. He showed his work at all the major Italian exhibitions, as well as abroad on several occasions, notably in London, Berlin and Paris (1855, second-class medal). He worked at the Vatican, and was a corresponding member of the Académie des

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