Cavaceppi, Bartolomeo
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Italian sculptor and restorer. Born between 1715 and 1717 at Rome, died there 9. 12. 1799. Trained in various sculpture workshops, then own workshop in Rome. Travelled to Germany in 1768. Member of the Society of Antiquaries and, from 1782, of the Accademia di San Luca.


C., son of the Roman Gaetano Cavaceppi and Petronilla Rotti, won first prize in the annual competition of the Accademia di San Luca in 1732, in the sculpture class for a copy of a work by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, then in 1738 won …

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Grassinger, Dagmar, “Cavaceppi, Bartolomeo”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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