He was the younger brother of the painter Vincenzo Chialli. he first studied in Rome under Antonio Canova, and moved in 1819 with Tommaso Minardi to Perugia. Afterwards, he was an assistant to Thorvaldsen. Among his works are a bas relief of the Judgement of Paris and the statue of St Mark in the niche to the right of the entrance of the Church of Gran Madre di Dio, Turin.
- Pinacoteca di Città di Castello
- L'Italia, Milano, Touring Club Italiano; Roma, La Repubblica, 2005, Volume 12: Torino e Valle d'Aosta, p. 249. ISBN 9770390107016 50315
- Giuseppe Chialli in Dizionario Biografico Treccani
- Derived from Italian Wikipedia entry