BORN 1832, Novate, Lombardia (near Milano) - DIED 21 May 1883, Roma, Lazio|
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Piazzale del Verano, 1 (Pincetto nuovo, piazzale circolare, sector 73)
Giovanni Ciniselli studied at the Brera Academy in Milan and with the sculptor Magni in Rome. In 1856 he settled in Rome and there he specialised in portraits and mythological subjects. He exhibited in European countries and in Australia. Well known is his work "Ruth" (c.1880) at the Botanical Gardens in Glasgow.