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Raimondo Pereda

Raimondo Pereda

Italian painter
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Italian painter
Countries Switzerland
Occupations Sculptor Painter
Gender male
Birth 29 September 1840 (Lugano)
Death 10 October 1915 (Lugano)
The details
Biography

Raimondo Pereda (Lugano, 1840-1915) was an Italian-Swiss sculptor.

Biography

He was a resident of Milan but born to a Swiss-Italian family. He exhibited in Parma, in 1870, a marble statuette titled: The First Lesson. At Milan, in 1883, he exhibited another graceful statuette depicting his own son, and a marble bust titled La cuffia della nonna. Another marble sculpture was exhibited in 1886 Milan, titled Duetto, a cui faceva degno riscontro a stucco statue Una doccia. Among his works are: La fidanzata (Woman Engaged to Marry); Triestina (bust); Orphan of Mother, (marble group); La rete d' amore (Web of Love); the statuettes of Silenzio (Silence) and Dolore (Pain); Alla Chiesa; Piccolo affricano (Pygmy); Il dentista del villaggio (Village Dentist), and multiple other bas reliefs and portraits.

He was an honorary associate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Milan in 1890.

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