Zanelli, Angelo

SCULPTOR (ITALY)
BORN 14 Mar 1879, San Felice del benaco, Lombardia: Palazzo Rotingo (near Brescia) - DIED 3 Dec 1942, Roma, Lazio
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Piazzale del Verano, 1 (Vecchio Reparto: Riquadro 5)

Angelo Zanelli studied at Pietro Gaitini's workshop in Brescia before he attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. He went to Roeme in 1904. There he met the painter Felice Carenae and the two became close friends. In 1909 he married the painter Elisabetta Kaehlbrandt.

He was contracted to create sculptures for the Vittoriano in Rome and this occupied him until 1925. In 1928 he created three large bronze sculptures for the entrance to the Capitol in Havana. In 1931 he became the president of the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and in 1938 of the Academy of Italy. He died in 1942 in Rome.

Family
• Wife: Kaehlbrandt, Elisabetta (1909-1942)

Images

The grave of Angelo Zanelli and Elisabetta Kaehlbrandt at the Cimitero Monumentale del Verano, Roma.
Picture by Androom (18 Feb 2020)

 

Sources
Angelo Zanelli - Wikipedia
Angelo Zanelli & Elisabetta Kaehlbrandt – Verano Monumental Cemetery in Rome


Zárate, Antonio Gil de

Published: 01 May 2021
Last update: 01 May 2021