Carlo Fea
Date of Birth  :
2 February 1753
Place of Birth  :
Liguria, Italy
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Educational background  :
Degree of doctor of laws from La Sapienza University
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Fea discovered a statue of a discus thrower, the so called "Discobolus", one of the known Roman copies of the famous Greek original statue in bronze created by Myron. Fea helped frame legislation to control the trade in, and excavation of, the antiquities of Rome, and undertook archaeological work on the Pantheon and the Forum there. Fea revised and annotated an Italian translation of Johann Joachim Winckelmann's Geschichte der Kunst, and also annotated some of the works of G. L. Bianconi. Among his original writings he is best known for: Miscellanea filologica, critica, e antiquaria; and Descrizione di Roma.

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