(1848 - 1903)
Cherubino Kirchmayr was active/lived in Italy, United Kingdom. Cherubino Kirchmayr is known for European genre, artistocratic portrait.
Biography Cherubino Kirchmayr
Cherubino Antonio Kirchmayr (1847-1903)
The following biographical information has been provided by Pauline Mary McGregor, granddaughter and Claire James, great granddaughter of the artist.
Cherubino was born in Venice on 25th January 1847. (This date was obtained from his original Baptismal Certificate). His father, Giacomo Kirchmayr, born in Munich, Austria, was a copper plate engraver and a director and owner of his namesake Litographia in Venice. Giacomo married a Venetian girl, Maria Piccinin, and they had 10 living children, of whom Cherubino was the youngest son.
Cherubino was a student at the Venice Academy of Art from 1863 to 1869. He was elected professor of the Academy itself and serve
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