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Constantino
Brumidi

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Constantino Brumidi (July 26, 1805 – February 19, 1880) was a Greek/Italian-American historical painter, best known and honored for his fresco work in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. He was born in Rome; his father was Greek and his mother was Italian. After studying at the Italian Academy of Arts, he showed his talent for fresco painting and painted in several Roman palaces, among them that of Prince Torlonia. Under Pope Gregory XVI he worked for three years in the Vatican as a fresco artist….(continue reading)…

CELEBRATED: Historical painter
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ASSOCIATIONS: Frescoes in Capitol building, Washington, DC
ADDITIONAL KEY INFO: Italian/Greek-American
BORN: 19th Century
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy
NATURALIZED U.S. CITIZEN