Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Henrique Bernardelli

[Brazil] (b 1857/d 1936)

Henrique Bernardelli was born in Valparaiso, Chile, but at the age of 13 he was already studying at the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro..in 1878 he choose the Brazilian Nationality and  traveled to Rome where he made first contact with the work of several Italian Artists..In the following years he participated in some of the Major Art Events like the Paris and Chicago Universal Exhibitions  (1889 and 1893) where he received critic acclamation and Awards...in 1891 he become professor of the recent National School of Fine Arts and lectured until 1906 , when he starts to give private lessons at his atelier.. He worked also as Decorator  and among his finest works are the arrangements he made in the Rio De Janeiro Theater  and in the National Library..Bernardelli received in 1916 the highest Honor an Artist could get in Brazil.. The Medal of Honor..


Brazil 1906 "3rd Pan American Congress, Rio de Janeiro" (2,1) [Typo] Sc(172,173)

Brazil 1908 "Centenary of the Opening of Brazilian Ports to Foreign Commerce" (1) [Recess (American Bank Note Co., New York)] Sc(190)

Brazil 1908 "National Exhibition, Rio De Janeiro" (1) [Recess (ABNC,New York)] Sc(189)

Brazil 1909 "Pan American Congress, Rio de Janeiro" (1) [Recess (ABNC,New York)] Sc(191)

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