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Rubens Santoro ( 1859 - 1942)
Rubens Santoro was born in Montegrassano in southern Italy, 26th October 1859, the younger brother of Francesco Santoro, a landscape painter. Their father Giovanni Battista Santoro (1809-1895) was a painter, sculptor and lithographer, and it was with him that Santoro initially studied. The family moved to Naples and here Santoro enrolled at the Institute of Fine Arts. Here he painted from life and subjects taken from his travels.