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    Carlo Caldesi Award

    The Carlo Caldesi Award is a silver and bronze sculpture made by artist Corrado Gambotti.
    Corrado Gambotti was born in Turin in 1922.
    Since his youth he warmed to Natural History and, after completing his education in Architecture and Fine Arts, he took up his great passion: Taxidermy, which be perfected and improved by modernizing it through innovative techniques, and it was a short step to pass from that to the creation of bronzes of the most various animals. By exploiting his knowledge of compared anatomy of wild animals all over the world, he created his works by reflecting their specific and anatomic peculiarities.
    In the eighties Gambotti moved to Vancouver (Canada), where be stryed five years preparing for the Turin Museum of Sciences a collection of the Great Fauna of North America which was displayed in the museum.
    Some of this bronze and other works are shown in various galleries, in the main Italian museums as well as in numerous important private Italian and foreign collections and, since 1991, he has created bronze medallions portraying animals of the whole world which the S.C.I. - Italian Chapter - gives to its members as presents every year.

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