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 Carlo Taliabue  (1894 - 1972)

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Lived/Active: California / Italy      Known for: Painter-landscape, sculptor

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BIOGRAPHY for Carlo Taliabue
1894 (Cremona, Italy)
1972 (Walnut Creek, California)

California / Italy

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Born in Cremona, Italy on March 26, 1894. Taliabue studied on a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Art in Milan. He immigrated to California in 1924 and lived in the Lincoln-Sacramento area until the late 1930s. At that time he settled in San Francisco where he produced statuary on Treasure Island for the GGIE. During the 1940s his work won awards in the annuals of the Society for Sanity in Art at the CPLH. His last years were spent in Walnut Creek, CA until his death there on July 21, 1972. Primarily a sculptor, he also painted landscapes, still lifes, and a few portraits. Member: Society for Sanity in Art; Burlingame Art Society; Diablo AA (pres.). Exh: Kingsley Art Club (Sacramento), 1934. In: Sutter's Fort Museum (Sacramento); Mark Hopkins and Sir Frances Drake Hotels (bas reliefs); Bank of America (SF); Opera House and War Memorial Bldg (SF); Univ. of SF (statue of St Ignatius); Oakland Museum; WWI Memorial (Montecatini, Italy).
Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Art of Treasure Island; Interview with the artist or his/her family.
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