By Anne Leader
Rinaldo Rinaldi, student of neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova, died in Rome on 28 July 1873 at age 80. Works include the relief decoration on the Villa Torlonia pediment, a fantastic temporary grotto designed by Giuseppe Jappelli for the park of Cittadella-Vigodarzere near Padua, and a number of neoclassical sculptures and monuments. He was a member of various art academies, including the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, the Accademia di Belli Arti in Venice, and the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia.
Erminia Awaiting, marble. St. Petersburg: Hermitage.
Portrait of Rinaldo Rinaldi, Accademia di San Luca, Rome.