(1878 - 1947)
Vittorio Zecchin was active/lived in Italy. Vittorio Zecchin is known for Murano glass design.
Biography Vittorio Zecchin
Vittorio Zecchin was born in 1878 in Murano; his father worked in a glass factory. Although he spent his childhood and youth in Murano surrounded by the glassworks, he had no interest in the art of glass and instead studied painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice. However, already at the age of 23 he gave up his ambitions, as, in his opinion, he could not get on with the uninspired style of teaching there, and also did not believe that anyone would listen to his ideas. So, in 1901 he left the Academy and worked for some years as a civil servant, until in 1908, he was so greatly moved by a new artistic movement, that he then joined it. This was a group of artists who were strongly influenced by Klimt and the whole movement of the V
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