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Napoleone Nani (Venice 1841- Verona, 1899) was an Italian painter, active in Venice, where he became professor of the Accademia di Belle Arti.

Daniele Manin announcing Republic of Venice

Biography

In 1877 at Naples, he displayed his self-portrait and a canvas titled: La posa; in 1881 at Venice, he displayed: La macchina riposa, il cuore lavora; at the 1883 Promotrice of Florence: Lo studio dal vero; at Rome the same year: Lo studio del nudo and Il primo pensiero ai miei fiori. Successively in Turin, Milan, and Rome, he exhibited: Vizio, Trattative di conciliazione, Giudizio di un intelligente, and Studio. To Venice, in 1887, Studio dal vero and La modella; at the 1889 Florentine Promotrice: In assenza della Maestri.[1] Among his pupils were Giacomo Favretto, Luigi Nono, Alessandro Milesi, and Luigi Pastega. He painted mainly genre works.[2] In 1874, he moved to Verona to direct the local Academy of Fine Arts, the Accademia Cignaroli.[3][4]


References

Dizionario degli Artisti Italiani Viventi: pittori, scultori, e Architetti., by Angelo de Gubernatis. Tipe dei Successori Le Monnier, 1889, Page 320.
Genre painting of La Sorpressa. (1891).
Enciclopedia Treccani entry.
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