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ROSSO, Medardo (1858 - 1928), Sculptor, painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROSSO, Medardo (1858 - 1928), Sculptor, painter, watercolourist, draughtsman

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active from 1884 to 1901 also active in France.

Born 20 June 1858, in Turin; died 31 March 1928, in Milan.

Sculptor, painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Portraits, figures. Groups.

Medardo Rosso was interested in art from an early age, and was mixing with the 'Scapigliatura', a bohemian group in Lombardy, in around 1880. He had already taken

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