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Beniamino Bufano

 (1898 - 1970)
Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano was active/lived in California / Italy.  Beniamino Bufano is known for sculptor-large scale, genre, portrait.

Biography   Beniamino Bufano


Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano was born in San-Fele, Italy on Oct. 14, 1889. At age three Bufano's family brought him to NYC where he spent his childhood and was educated by private tutors. He studied at the ASL in NYC from 1913-15, the pupil of James L. Fraser, Herbert Adams, and Paul Manship. He came to San Francisco in 1915 to work on a sculpture for the PPIE. For awhile he worked in the studio of coppersmith Dirk van Erp. He then traveled extensively for four years in France, Italy, India, and China. After returning to San Francisco in 1921, he remained there the rest of his life except for visits to the Orient and Europe. Always a radical, he lost his teaching position at San Francisco Institute of Art in 1923 because he was too mod

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; Bénézit; California Art Research, 20 volumes; American Sculpture (Stover); American Art Annual 1913; Who's Who in American Art 1938-62; 100 Years of Calif. Sculpture; Bufano (Bufano Society of SF); SS; NY Times, 8-19-1970 (obit); SF Chronicle, 12-13-2000.

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