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Louis "Luigi" Amateis
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1855
Piemonte, Italy
Death: Mar. 16, 1913
District Of Columbia, USA

Note: the name of the cemetery was OFFICIALLY Capital Cemetery during this time...and the obituary reflected this.

Louis Amateis, artist. Louis Amateis was a designer & sculptor and was known in the art world both in the United States and in Europe. Amateis was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Academy of Turin, Italy for his work. At the 1880 national exposition there, he won a silver medal. He created a monument to King Emmanuel in Turin and has sculptures in the Palace of Fine Arts. He emigrated from Italy in 1883. He became a professor at the George Washington University (known then as Columbia University) in Washington, D.C. and founded the School of Architecture and Fine Arts. He was a member of the National Sculpture Society and the New York Architectural League. He left a wife and 3 children. 
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  Dora Amateis (1869 - 1914)*
  Edmond Amateis (1892 - 1896)*
  Edmond Romulus Amateis (1897 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Fred Sanford
Record added: Sep 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76616230
Louis Luigi Amateis
Added by: Sharon Tastet Holdren
Louis Luigi Amateis
Added by: Fred Sanford
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One great Italian artist and sculptor who made a big impression in America and will always be remembered for his works...
 Added: Dec. 26, 2011

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