BORN 27 Dec 1845, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna - DIED 2 Jun 1916, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna|
GRAVE LOCATION Bologna, Emilia-Romagna: Cimitero monumentale della Certosa di Bologna, Via della Certosa 18 (Chiostro V)
Rafaele Faccioli studied with Antonio Puccinelli in Bologna.
He went to Florence in 1867 to study with Saverio Altamura and
afterwards continued his studies in Rome.|
His painting "Day of the Dead" was bought by king Victor Emanuel II. "The Sad Journey" was acquired by the National Gallery of Modern Art in Rome in 1882. He won several prizes and in 1879 he became a member of the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna. He acted as its president from 1905 until his death in 1916.