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Giuseppe Bertini
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Born (1825-12-11)11 December 1825
Milan, Italy
Died 24 November 1898(1898-11-24) (aged 72)
Milan, Italy
Occupation painter

Giuseppe Bertini (11 December 1825 – 24 November 1898) was an Italian painter, active in Milan. Most of his early paintings were on historical subjects. Later in life, he specialised in portraits. Some of his most famous paintings were frescos. He also designed several stained glass windows made by his brother Pompeo.


Bertini was born in Milan. He studied at the Brera Academy under Luigi Sabatelli and Giuseppe Bisi. In 1845 was awarded the Brera's Grand Prize in Painting for his picture of the meeting between Dante and Fra Ilario. Between 1848 and 1860 Bertini sometimes taught painting at the Brera Academy. When the academy was reorganized in 1860, he was made a permanent professor there. He was in charge of one of the academy's two schools of painting. Francesco Hayez was in charge of the other one. Bertini remained a professor at the academy until the end of the 19th century. Francesco Filippini was one of his students.



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