Ceragioli, Giorgio

Name: Ceragioli, Giorgio
Gender: Male
Birth: April 28, 1861 Porto Santo Stefano
Death: December 11, 1947 Torino

Giorgio Ceragioli was a well-known sculptor, designer, set designer, and painter. After completing his apprenticeship in Florence with artist Ulisse Campi, he moved to Turin and worked with Augusto Ferri, a set designer and painter who was very active in the Piedmont region. In Turin, Ceragioli became a popular painter exhibiting his artworks at the local "Società Promotrice delle Belle Arti.”  He also worked on the decorations of the Teatro Regio, where he also worked as a set designer.  In 1902 he was among the authors of the "Manifesto programmatico per l'Esposizione Internazionale di Arte Decorativa di Torino." Ceragioli was one of the founders, with Leonardo Bistolfi, Davide Calandra, Enrico Reycend and Enrico Thovez of "L'arte decorativa moderna: una rivista mensile illustrata di arte e decorazione della casa” (1902), a leading journal devoted to decorative arts. In 1914, Ceragioli realized a monument to Ascanio Sobrero in the Valentino Park in Turin. On the occasion of the Turin 1911 exhibit, three of his sketches were used as models for three large paintings in the Pavilion of Fashion.

Structures:  Palace of Fashion
Places:  Porto Santo Stefano
Photographs: Ceragioli, Giorgio_ritratto | Ceragioli, Giorgio_portrait