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Anselmo Piccoli

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Born in Rosario, Santa Fe, in 1915.


In 1942 he received a scholarship by Comisión Provincial de Cultura de la Provincia de Santa Fe.

He was one of the co-founders of Mutualidad de Estudiantes y Artistas Plásticos de Rosario, together with Berni, Gambartes, Grela, Pantoja, among other artists.


He took part in the main official and private contests of the country and was invited to national biennials.
He was selected for the exhibition Arte Argentino Contemporáneo, Museum of Modern Art, México (1974) and Museum of Contemporary Art of Madrid. In addition, he was selected to represent Argentina at the contest Cristóbal Colón, Unión de Capitales Iberoamericanas, Madrid (1983). 


Among the prizes he received for his work are: El Círculo Prize, Salón Nacional de Rosario (1941); Acquisition Prize Intendente Municipal, Salón Nacional de Rosario (1942) Special Mention and Acquisition for the J.B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum (1943); Acquisition Prize Club del Orden, Salón Nacional de Santa Fe (1944); Acquisition Prize Deolindo Saccone, Salón Nacional de Santa Fe (1947);
Acquisition Prize, Museum of Fine Arts Emilio Caraffa, Salón Nacional de Córdoba (1954); First Prize Acquisition, Salón de Artes Plásticas de la Provincia de Misiones (1957); First Prize Acquisition, Salón Nacional de Rosario (1971); Third Prize, Salón Nacional (1976); First Prize, Salón Nacional de Santa Fe (1980) and Second Prize, Salón Nacional; Fiat Concord Prize, Salón Nacional (1981);First Prize, Salón Municipal de Artes Plásticas Manuel Belgrano; Alfredo Fortabat Foundation Prize, Salón Nacional,

and Emilio Pettoruti Prize, Fondo Nacional de las Artes (1983); and Honorable Prize, Salón Nacional (1984). His works are found in institutional collections, in spaces such as J.B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum, Rosario; Emilio Caraffa Museum, Córdoba; Rosa Galisteo de Rodríguez Museum, Santa Fe; Museo Municipal, Santa Fe; Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires; Museo Municipal Sívori, Buenos Aires; Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación; apart from the others a private national and international collections.


He died in 1992.

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