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Bruno Barbieri

Born in Legnano in 1922, the elder brother of Enzo (b.1935), he worked in Mantua from 1947, and was joined there in 1974 by Enzo. He was a pupil of Antonio Zatta in Mantua, who was himself trained by Giuseppe Ornati. He was awarded a gold medal at the Cremona biennale in 1971, and other prizes in Cremona in 1967 and Bagnocavallo also in 1971. A prolific maker, working mostly on the models of his Mantuan antecedents Stefano Scarampella and Tomasso Balestrieri, he died in 1989.

Bruno Barbieri

(b Legnano, 1922; d 1989; fl Mantua)

Born in Legnano in 1922, the elder brother of Enzo (b.1935), he worked in Mantua from 1947, and was joined there in 1974 by Enzo. He was a pupil of Antonio Zatta in Mantua, who was himself trained by Giuseppe Ornati. He was awarded a gold medal at the Cremona biennale in 1971, and other prizes in Cremona in 1967 and Bagnocavallo also in 1971. A prolific maker, working mostly on the models of his Mantuan antecedents Stefano Scarampella and Tomasso Balestrieri, he died in 1989.

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