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Cecchi, Emilio

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    Full Name: Cecchi, Emilio

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1884

    Date Died: 1966

    Home Country/ies: Italy

    Subject Area(s): catalogues raisonnés

    Career(s): art critics


    Giotto scholar and film critic; notes about Cecchi’s opinions appear in Richard Offner‘s annotated catalog of the 1937 Mostra Giottesca. He acted as the translator of Italian Painters of the Renaissance by Bernard Berenson. His son (?) is the art historian Alessandro Cecchi.


    Ladis, Andrew. “The Unmaking of a Connoisseur.” in, Offner, Richard. A Discerning Eye: Essays on Early Italian Painting. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998, p,19, note 1; Bolzoni, Francesco. Emilio Cecchi fra Buster Keaton e Visconti. Rome: Centro sperimentale per la cinematografia, Cineteca nazionale, 1995; Mucci, Velso. “Emilio Cechi uomo d’ordine.” Contemporaneo 5/6 (August-September 1958): 53-69.


    Contributors: Emily Crockett and Lee Sorensen


    Emily Crockett and Lee Sorensen. "Cecchi, Emilio." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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