The sculptor Ceccardo Egidio Fucigna was born in Carrara, Italy.
He was a member of the Academy of Ferrara, and studied Renaissance art in Florence and Rome.
He was active as a sculptor in England from around 1860.
He worked as chief assistant modeller to John Birnie Philip.
He exhibited at London's Royal Academy of Arts 10 times between 1863-1879. Amongst the works which were exhibited at the Royal Academy are:
1876 The Last Supper. Executed for St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe
1877 Lux Perpetua part of a tribute to Mrs W. H. Crossland
Other works in which he was involved include:
The Kirkgate Buildings, Huddersfield
The façade sculptures at the Royal Holloway College, London, and the majority of the figurative plaster work in the college chapel
The Albert Memorial
In [Q4] 1865, he married Margaret Spink [1841-1921] in Chelsea
Children: (1) Carlotta Gilda [1866-1927]; (2) Helen Maud [1868-1967]; (3) Charles Claude A [b 1870] who emigrated to Canada [3rd October 1891] aboard the Lake Winnipeg; (4) Margherita Isabel [1873-1903]
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