biografía de François Michel L. TONETTI-DOZZI (1863-1920)

Lugar de nacimiento: Paris, France

Lugar de defunción: NYC

Direcciones: NYC

Profesión: Sculptor

Estudios: …cole des Beaux-Arts, with Falguière; with Noel and MacMonnies, also in Paris.

Exposiciones: Paris Salon, 1892 (prize); St. Louis Expo, 1904 (med); PAFA Ann., 1907, 1917; AIC, 1916.

Asociaciones: NSS; Arch. Lg., 1901.

Obra: He sculpted the figure "L"Art" (now in the LOC) based on St. Gaudens"s sketches, but when it was exhibited at the Paris Salon, St. Gaudens claimed it entirely as his own, reneging on his promise to give Tonetti full credit; MusÈe Luxembourg, Paris; NY Custom House; NYPL; figure symbolizing the Battle of the Marne""

Comentarios: In Paris, he worked as MacMonnies"s studio assistant on the "Brooklyn Arch" and on the fountain for the 1893 Worlds Columbian Expo, Chicago.

Fuentes: WW19; Falk, Exh. Record Series; add'l info courtesy Adina Gordon

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