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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides


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Virgilio was born in la Spezia in 1967. Self-taught, frequents assiduously museums, in particular the Gallery of Uffizi, where learns to draw, imitating the great past Masters’ works. He studies the Book of Arts by Cennino Cennini and the Treatise on Painting by Leonardo, important texts that let him acquire the basic notions about the antique pictorial techniques.

He begun to show his works in 2003 in important Italian galleries and in the same year takes part to the major art fairs.

Selected by Philippe Daverio, collaborates to prestigious art events.

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