Gallori, Emilio (1846-1924)

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Emilio Gallori, Italian sculptor, was born in Florence in 1846 and died in Rome in 1924. His artistic formation took place in Naples and in Rome, and he became known after his work Nerone exposed in Vienna in 1873. He worked in London in 1874-1878 and then in Rome creating little sculptures and busts: Fumo negli occhi (Smoke in the eyes). From 1883 until 1895 he realized his masterpiece: Monument to Garibaldi on the Janiculum Hill.

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