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Odoardo Tabacchi (Valganna, December 19, 1836- Milan, March 23, 1905) was an Italian sculptor.

Odoardo Tabacchi

Biography[edit]

He trained in the Brera Academy starting in 1845, from here he studied with other sculptors in Milan, Rome (where in 1851 he wins a three year stipend), Florence, and Naples. From 1860 to 1868 he opened a studio in Milan, afterwards he moved to Turin, where he became professor of the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts.

He was known for making copies of classic statuary, busts and reliefs. In 1870, in Parma he displayed a statue depicting: La Peri. In 1872, he exhibited in Milan L Hypatria (Naples, 1877). He also completed a larger than life marble, later bronze, statue of Arnaldo da Brescia, exhibited in Turin in 1880. He made a portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti for the 1883 Roman Exhibition. In Turin in 1884, he exhibited a sculptural group titled Libro pericoloso; and three busts Fiori del Ballo, Count Avogadro di Quaregna, and Dreamland.[1]

His pupils include Giacomo Ginotti (1845-1897), Pietro Canonica (1869-1959), Davide Calandra (1856-1915), Giuseppe Realini, Emmanuel Villanis, Leonardo Bistolfi (1859-1933), and Antonio Stuardi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dizionario degli Artisti Italiani Viventi: pittori, scultori, e Architetti., by Angelo de Gubernatis. Tipe dei Successori Le Monnier, 1889, page 500-501.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:29:50 -0700

La luce di C. Argentiero interpreta le sculture di Odoardo Tabacchi - Valli Varesine. Storie di agricoltura e paesaggio – autori vari - Incontrando Milano. Due autori, due epoche due sguardi –Virgilio Carnisio e Claudio Argentiero - Vision. La ...

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:06:40 -0700

Su molte tombe ci sono statue e bassorilievi eseguiti da scultori di chiara fama: oltre ai citati Alloati e Bistolfi, ci sono opere di Walter Dell'Anese, Giuseppe Dini, Leonardo Piatti, Giuseppe Sartorio, Odoardo Tabacchi. Nel cimitero urbano sono ...
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