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Carlo Pellegrini

Full name: Carlo Giovanni Battista Pellegrini
Gender: Male
Born: October 25, 1866 in Albese con Cassano, Como, Italy
Died: September 5, 1937 in Albese con Cassano, Como, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Italian painter, drawer and illustrator Carlo Pellegrini won the gold medal at the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games in the Art Competitions, category Paintings with his work Winter Sports. This was the only medal awarded to a painter in Stockholm. Living in Switzerland, Pellegrini often painted winter scenes, which he also did for his winning work in the 1912 Olympics, after being invited by [Pierre, Baron de Coubertin].

Pellegrini studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milano. In 1900, he immigrated to Switzerland. Pellegrini produced numerous postcards and posters on sport and winter landscapes. In addition, he painted landscapes, especially Engadin winter landscapes and portraits. He worked mainly in oil and tempera.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Art Competitions Mixed Painting Italy ITA 1 Gold

Mixed Painting

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1912 Summer 45 Stockholm Art Competitions Italy Final Standings 1 Winter Sports
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