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Benedetto Civiletti, 1846-1899

Nationality: Italian
Date of Birth: 1846.10.01
Place of Birth: Palermo
Date of Death: 1899.09.23
Place of Death: Palermo

Life:

Benedetto Civiletti was a Sicilian born sculptor of genre and religious subjects. He studied with Antoni. He exhibited in Milan during the 1870s and later at the Paris Salon and in London. Civiletti is referred to in JW's correspondence about 1899, the year of his death.

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61.