Giuseppe Salvioni (1822–1907)

A Swiss-Italian wood engraver, Salvioni was born at Lugano and died at Turin. He initially worked at Paris, where he was a pupil of Louis-Henri Brevière, and afterwards at Geneva. He worked with a number of Milanese publishers and contributed engravings for various publications. He settled at Turin, and from 1863 to 1888, he was director of the school of xylography of the Academy of Fine Arts of Turin. In 1867 he was sent to Paris by the Academy to study the technical innovations shown at the universal exhibition in the field of engraving.









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