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Farpi Vignoli

Full name: Farpi Vignoli
Gender: Male
Born: August 21, 1907 in Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Died: November 1997 in Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Italian Farpi Vignoli studied painting, sculpture and architecture in Venturoli. He produced mainly large sculptures and reliefs. After World War II, he first devoted himself to watercolor painting but then went back to sculpture from 1950 onwards. In the 1980s and 1990s Vignoli again created sporting motifs, including bronze statues of tennis player Björn Borg and the motorcyclist Giacomo Agostini. He also created several portraits of American actors.

Vignoli was awarded the gold medal at the 1936 Nazi Olympics in Berlin in the Art Competitions in the category Sculpturing, Statues, for his work Guidatore di Sulky (The Sulky Driver). He was involved in the planning of an architectural complex for the Art Academy of Bologna at the end of the 1950s. Vignoli produced a widespread palette of art activities during his life.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Italy ITA 1 Gold

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Art Competitions Italy Final Standings 1 Guidatore di Sulky
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