Luigi Crosio Biography (Revised 2007)
The standard entry for Luigi Crosio in the art biographies when you can find it states that he was born in Alba in 1835 and died in Turin in 1915. However as so often happens oft repeated 'facts' can be simply repeated mistakes. Luigi was actually born in Acqui Terme a beautiful spa town east of Turin. The date of his death is also wrong. A copy of his death certificate gives both his correct place of birth and reveals he died in Turin on the 15th of January 1916. His address at the time was 106 Via Nizza.
He studied art at the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arte Torino, in the 1850s still one of the main art schools in the Piedmont district. He was a talented professi
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