School -- Belongs to the Tuscan school. A graduate of the Istituto d’Arte in
Florence where he studied under Capelli and Parigi; he was Rosai’s assistant
at the Accademia. Faraoni struck his first plate in 1937 and held his
first show in 1942. Rosai wrote: "One is tempted to make sweeping statements
and yield to an unmeasurable enthusiasm".
of plates -- 900
technique -- Etching, woodcut
subject -- Figure, Natura morta
Style -- Expressionist, Figurative. His line following Chiappelli’s teaching,
is sharp, broken, clearly defining the areas of light and shadows. Faraoni
uses zinc plate.
Present -- Bolaffi, Mondadori, Dizionario degli Incisori di L. Servolini, Dizionario
della Stampa d’Arte di Paolo Bellini, DIC, Museum Bertarelli, etc.
and prix -- Biennials in Venezia (Prix 1961, 1968); Graphic Biennials
in Florence; Triennials in Milan; III Biennials of Citadella (1979);
Intergrafik (Berlin 1984, 1987); I and II Biennale Nazionale di Incisione
"Alberto Martini" (Oderzo 1988, 1990); Biennale Internationale di Biella
In all important Italian
and European Biennials, Museums and Art Galleries.