Cesare Fantelli (1818-1875), an example of self-made man, working in the tavern of his uncle in Ripa di Porta Ticinese, manages to accumulate a conspicuous fortune, and at his death he appoints the Ospedale Maggiore as universal heir, foreseeing legacies for other welfare entities.


  • Title: Portrait of Cesare Fantelli
  • Creator: Eleuterio Pagliano
  • Creator Lifespan: 1826/1903
  • Date Created: 1880
  • Location Created: Milano
  • Physical Dimensions: h 200 x w 120.5 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: oil
  • Art Genre: Portrait
  • Support: canvas
  • Inv.: Ritratti 000276

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