Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Mentessis in:
 • Cimitero della Certosa
 • Ferrara
 • Provincia di Ferrara
 • Emilia-Romagna
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Giuseppe Mentessi
Birth: Sep. 29, 1857
Ferrara
Provincia di Ferrara
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Death: Jun. 14, 1931
Milan
Città Metropolitana di Milano
Lombardia, Italy

Italian Painter and Teacher. He came from a poor family and his father died when he was five, but his mother manager to send him to art school. In 1880 he began his career as a teacher at the Accademia di Brera in Milan and in 1887 he was appointed Professor of Landscape Painting. He painted pictures dealing with social issues, particually poverty and suffering. During his lifetime his works were exhibited across Europe, for example his painting Our Daily Bread was shown at the first Venice Biennale in 1895.  (bio by: Bunny Boiler) 
 
Burial:
Cimitero della Certosa
Ferrara
Provincia di Ferrara
Emilia-Romagna, Italy
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bunny Boiler
Record added: Jun 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11092289
Giuseppe Mentessi
Added by: Bunny Boiler
 
Giuseppe Mentessi
Added by: Bunny Boiler
 
Giuseppe Mentessi
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Bunny Boiler
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Janis•E
 Added: Sep. 24, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Jun. 14, 2017

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
There are 41 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.8 after 26 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service