Luigi Chialiva (Luigi Chialiva)

Luigi Chialiva

Artist. He was born in Caslano, Switzerland, he was the son of Abbondio Chialiva of Traversella, Italy and Luigia Tosi of Caslano. He was a pupil of Gottfried Semper at the Polytechnic Institute in Zurich and then studied under Mancini at the School of Art in Milan. In 1868 he won 1st Prize from the Mylins Foundation, where he submitted an animal painting. He became friends with artist Edgar Degas in Rome. (bio by: Janice Buchanan)


  • July, 16, 1842


  • April, 04, 1914


  • Cimetiere St. Vincent
  • France

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