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Luigi Trinchero

Luigi Trinchero was an Italian sculptor. In 1888 up to Argentina where he made numerous works, among which are bas-reliefs and busts at the Teatro Colon.

From 1887 to 1888 remained in Florencia, running a workshop designed to serve the trade. The same year, Luigi Trinchero embarks to Argentina, invited by the sculptor Victor Del Pol and the painter Luis de Servi to run a ceramics factory in the city of La Plata founded by these artists, strongly linked to the progress of Argentine art.

Trinchero then moved to Buenos Aires, where, encouraged by the Marquis Carlos Morra, opened a workshop on ornamental sculpture, from where, in Argentina flourishing of the first decades of the twentieth century, was devoted to ornament many public and private buildings. Examples outbound work for the Museo y Centro Naval and the Society and Benevolenza Unione Italiana, the facade of the Templo de la Piedad, external image of Stella Maris (in the church of the same name in Mar del Plata), Government House (provinces Santa Fe and Jujuy), La Prensa newspaper, banks, schools, etc..

Related websites

The Construction of the Teatro Colon

Colon of Buenos Aires Official Site

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