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 Giuseppe Mentessi

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Giuseppe Mentessi

Birth
Ferrara, Provincia di Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Death 14 Jun 1931 (aged 73)
Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Burial Ferrara, Provincia di Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Memorial ID 11092289 View Source
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Italian Painter and Teacher. He came from a poor family and his father died when he was five, but his mother manager to send him to art school. In 1880 he began his career as a teacher at the Accademia di Brera in Milan and in 1887 he was appointed Professor of Landscape Painting. He painted pictures dealing with social issues, particually poverty and suffering. During his lifetime his works were exhibited across Europe, for example his painting Our Daily Bread was shown at the first Venice Biennale in 1895.

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  • Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
  • Added: 5 Jun 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11092289
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11092289/giuseppe-mentessi : accessed ), memorial page for Giuseppe Mentessi (29 Sep 1857–14 Jun 1931), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11092289, citing Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa, Ferrara, Provincia di Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy ; Maintained by Find a Grave .