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Antonio Allegretti (1840 –1918) was an Italian sculptor
He was born in Cuneo in the Piedmont, and died in Carrara. He trained in Genoa under Santo Varni. His submission to a contest in Genoa of the statue of Cain, awarded him a stipend and a Gold medal from the Accademia Linguistica, and he moved to Florence. There he made a portrait of Marchese Ginno Capponi. From there he moved to Rome, where he became professor of sculpture at the Royal Institute of Fine Arts in Rome.
In Rome he completed a statue of Margherita del Fausto, exhibited at the Internation Exposition of Paris, where it was lauded, reproduced, and sold. His Eve after the Sin was purchased by Rome municipality.
- Dizionario degli Artisti Italiani Viventi: pittori, scultori, e Architetti., by Angelo de Gubernatis. Tipe dei Successori Le Monnier, 1889, page 14.
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