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Name  Antonio Salvetti

Antonio Salvetti
Died  1931, Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy

Antonio Salvetti (1854 – August 17, 1931) was an Italian architect and painter.

Antonio Salvetti Vecchio pescatore by Antonio Salvetti Blouin Art Sales Index

He was born in Colle di Val d'Elsa in Tuscany. He studied Architecture at the Royal Florentine Academy of Fine Arts, specializing in portraits. he stays for long Paris and Munich. In Florence, he befriended many of the Macchiaioli painters, including Vittorio Meoni, Niccolò Cannicci, and Telemaco Signorini.

He painted many portraits, including in pastel, and many studies of painting. He returned to Italy, settling in Lombardy for a spell. In 1878 in Florence, he won awards for his architectural designs. He made many designs for the Ricordi di Architettura. In the 1888 Bologna Exhibition, he was awarded a medal. The principal works of the Salvetti includes the following canvases: Casa Calzaveglio in Brescia; Napoletana of Venice; Portrait (pastel); Profilo di donna; study of a child; portrait of a signora; Love Letter; Guida Alpina Tirolese; Study of Head in pastel; La Nonna (pastel); Pastel self-portrait; Alla finestra (pastel); and Near the Crib.

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