Maccari, Cesare (1840-1919)

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Cesare Maccari, Italian painter, was born in Siena in 1840 and died in Rome in 1919. After studies in Siena with L.Mussini, he stayed for some time in Florence and Venice, and finally moved to Rome. He frescoed with the themes of Roman Senate (the famous scene when Cicero accuses Catilina) the Hall of Senate in Palazzo Madama (1882-1888); but the paintings in the Palace of Justice were not finished by the artist.

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