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 was the son of Francesco and Agata Collina. He studied with Antonio Puccinelli in Bologna at the Academy of Fine Arts. 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.
Raffaele Faccioli - Wikipedia