Napoleone Nani

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Napoleone Nani (Venice 1841- Verona, 1899) was an Italian painter, active in Venice, where he became professor of the Accademia di Belle Arti.

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In 1877 at Naples, he displayed his self-portrait and a canvas titled: La posa; in 1881 at Venice, he displayed: La macchina riposa, il cuore lavora; at the 1883 Promotrice of Florence: Lo studio dal vero; at Rome the same year: Lo studio del nudo and Il primo pensiero ai miei fiori. Successively in Turin, Milan, and Rome, he exhibited: Vizio, Trattative di conciliazione, Giudizio di un intelligente, and Studio. To Venice, in 1887, Studio dal vero and La modella; at the 1889 Florentine Promotrice: In assenza della Maestri.[1] Among his pupils were Giacomo Favretto, Luigi Nono, Alessandro Milesi, and Luigi Pastega. He painted mainly genre works.[2] In 1874, he moved to Verona to direct the local Academy of Fine Arts, the Accademia Cignaroli.[3][4]

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