In 1929 Giorgio Matteo Aicardi married Carmela Veruda, (at first one of his students and then his model) their happy union produced three children: Francesco, Ada and Giovanna, throughout his life Aicardi used his family for models. In 1938 Aicardi was elected, on merit, “professore” to the “Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti” (painters class) followed by the Academy “Publio Virgilio Marone” in Bari and the “Latinanti Escoleangae” in Rome.
In 1950 Aicardi took part in the “Lavoro Umano” exhibition in the former “Royal Palace” in Genoa and won the “Premio della Provincia” with his painting “Il Lavoro nell’Infanzia” which was bought by the then first President of Italy , Hon. De Nicola for the Italian Government. At the “Pro Civitate Museum” in Assisi, Tuscany in the “Iconografia Cristiana” collections, there is a photographic documentation of some of Aicardi’s religious art work comprising: paintings, frescos and even religious banners.
Aicardi painted incessantly throughout his life right up to his death, among his art, on 30th of December 1984 in Genoa.
GIORGIO MATTEO AICARDI (1891-1984) The Man, The Painter, The Artist
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