(1854 - 1937)
Francesco Jerace was active/lived in Italy. Francesco Jerace is known for sculpture.
Biography Francesco Jerace
Francesco Jerace was born in 1854 in Calabria. He began his education as
a pupil of his grandfather Francesco Morani who worked as an architect
and sculptor. Since 1869 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in
Naples. His teachers were among others Tito Angelini and Tommaso Solari.
In Naples, he met important contemporary artists such as Enrico Alvino,
Gabriel Smargiassi and Edoardo Dalbono. Jerace worked with the
materials marble, gesso and bronze. His oeuvre presents historical,
mythological, allegoric and religious subjects as well as portraits and a
few genre scenes. Beside from his work as a sculptor the artist was
also active as a painter, draftsman, decorator and architect. (msc