Rizzi was born in Cremona. After studying with Guido Grandi at the Technical Institute of Cremona in 1895, he enrolled in the Brera Academy in Milan, where he studied with Vespasiano Bignami, Giuseppe Mentessi and Cesare Tallone. He was close friends with painter Ambrose Alciati and sculptor Siccardi di Bergamo.
12 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches
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