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Fabio Fabbi

 (1861 - 1946)
Fabio Fabbi was active/lived in Italy.  Fabio Fabbi is known for allegorical, romantic female figure, harem painting, Orientalism, teaching.

Fabio Fabbi

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Born in Bologna, Italy Fabio Fabbi became known for his Orientalism, especially harem scenes. He studied at the Academia in Florence and in 1883 became a professor there.  He participated in exhibitions of the Societa Promotrie di Bella Arti in Turin, and in 1898 received the title of Cavaliere della Corona d'Italia.


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Fabbi was born in Bologna, Italy in 1861. As a young man, he enrolled at the Accademia Di Belle Arti in Florence and studied sculpture and painting in the 1880s, winning prizes in both categories. After his studies, he travelled to Paris, Munich, and Egypt, which was the inspiration for his Orientalist subjects. Upon his return to Italy, he dedicated himself solely to painting and was honoured with the distinction of professorship at the Accademia.Fabbi's depictions of odalisques and bazaars which were well-received by the public, and his output was prolific. From 1884 onward, Fabbi regularly contributed to exhibitions in Turin, Milan and Florence.

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About  Fabio Fabbi

Born:  1861 - Bologna, Italy
Died:   1946
Known for:  allegorical, romantic female figure, harem painting, Orientalism, teaching

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