(1857 - 1923)
Achille Peretti was active/lived in Louisiana, Illinois / Italy. Achille Peretti is known for church decoration, portrait, landscape.
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Biography Achille Peretti
A painter and sculptor, Achille Peretti was born in Italy and arrived in the United States in the mid 1880s and became a citizen in 1890. He did church decoration along the Gulf Coast and in Chicago and New Orleans and also did painted portraits, landscapes, still lifes, miniatures and carved wood and plaster sculptures.
His training was in Italy at the Art School of Rome and the Academia di Belle Arte in Milan and the Milan Academy of Arts. He was a member of the French Association of Artists in Rome, Chicago and New Orleans and the New Orleans Artist's
The artist is not to be confused with Achille Perelli.
John Mahe, "Encyclopedia of New Orleans Artists"
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