Vincenzo Vela - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Vincenzo Vela

Place: Ligornetto

Born: 1820

Death: 1891

Nationality: Switzerland


Vincenzo Vela (May 3, 1820 - October 3, 1891) was an Italian sculptor, active mainly in northern Italy. Vela was born in Ligornetto in the canton of Ticino to parents of little means. Having started work as boy as a stonecutter at mines of Besazio, Vela received his initial training at Viggiù and then moved to Milan, where he worked on the Cathedra...

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