Pollastrini, Enrico

PAINTER (ITALY)
BORN 15 Jun 1817, Livorno, Toscana - DIED 19 Jan 1876, Firenze, Toscana
GRAVE LOCATION Livorno, Toscana: Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie, Via del Poggio, Montenero (Famedio)

Enrico Pollastrini was first educated by Vincenzo De Bonis in Livorno. In Florence he was a pupil of Giuseppe Bezzuoli and Pietro Benvenuti. He was appointed director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence in 1867, succeeding Tomasso Gazzarrini. He held this office until 1875.

He died in 1876 in Florence and he was buried in the Famedio of the Sanctuary of Montenero near Livorno. His work can now be found at the museo civico Giovanni Fattori in Livorno. His best known Picture "Gli esuli di Siena" was lost during the Second World War.

Related persons
• was teacher of Costa, Giovanni
• knew Fattori, Giovanni
• was teacher of Ussi, Stefano

Images

The grave of Enrico Pollastrini at the Famedio of the Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie, Montenero.
Picture by Androom (17 Feb 2018)

 

Sources
Wikipedia (IT): https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enrico_Pollastrini


Polugaevsky, Lev Abramovich

Published: 25 Nov 2018
Last update: 25 Nov 2018