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Fazzini, Pericle

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00062325
Fazzini, Pericle

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 4 May 1913, in Grottamare (Ascoli Piceno); died 1987, in Rome.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), sculptor. Figures, portraits, animals.

School of Rome group.

Fazzini studied drawing at a free Accademia in Rome, where he began to sculpt in 1929. Before that, his first initiation into the world of sculpture was through his father, who was a carpenter and cabinetmaker....

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Subjects: Painting ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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