Vitta, Émile

POET, EXPLORER, ART COLLECTOR, PHILANTHROPIST (FRANCE)
BORN 13 May 1866, Lyon - DIED 7 Jan 1954, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 09)

Émile Vitta was the son of Jonas Vitta (1820-1892) and Hélène Oppenheimer (1837-1901). His father had came form Italy to Lyon for trading silk trading and banking. He was enobled by king Victor Emmanuel I. His brother Joseph was an art collector and his sister Fanny studied sculpture. He married Angele Delacroix and Marguerite Etienne Johanna Piel.

He was the author of religious poetry. Work: "À travers un vitrai" (1892); "Le rythme universel" (1932).

Images

The grave of Émile Vitta at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Émile Vitta — Wikipédia


Vivanti, Annie

Published: 21 Mar 2020
Last update: 21 Mar 2020