Dazzi, Arturo (1881-1966)

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Arturo Dazzi, Italian sculptor and painter, was born in Carrara in 1881 and died in Pisa in 1966. He began as a marble designer in Carrara studying in the local Academy; later in 1909 in Rome, Dazzi won together with Zanelli the contest for the decoration of the Altare della Patria. After 1920 he became one of the greatest representatives of the monumental pseudo-classical style in architecture supplied by the contemporary political regime in Italy: I costruttori (Rome, Gall.d'Arte Mod.).

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