This is Angiolo Achini

By Gwylym Owen

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Angiolo Achini (March 6, 1850 – January 16, 1930) was an Italian painter.

Angiolo Achini was born in Milan. He was educated at the Brera Academy, where he studied under Giuseppe Bertini. At age 27, he won a national prize for best chronicles painting. In his before 30s, he became a enthusiast of painter Tranquillo Cremona (a leading supporter of the Scapigliatura). He painted two portraits of Cremona. After completing his studies, he exhibited paintings in Rome and Milan in 1881 and in Turin in 1882. He plus exhibited his paintings abroad, e.g. in Munich in 1888. Among his historical canvases were Savonarola arrested and Il colloquio di Clemente VII play Carlo VI ai danni of Firenze (1880, exhibited at Turin). In 1881 at Milan, he exhibited the landscape Una nevicata. In 1883 at Milan: Baptism; Lo scalo merci; two portraits; una Messalina, and La ripa di porta Ticinese. In 1883 in Rome he exhibited Interno di San Marco; Attenzione; Circus Romanus; Tranquillo Cremona sul suo letto di morte; Ottobre; and Tramonto. In 1886 at Milan, he exhibited the watercolors Monaca and Marina, and oil canvases Vedova; Lo scarico delle merci; and Amor Materno.

He died in Milan upon January 16, 1930.

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