It is the pair to the previous item No. 4288, both works are sold only together.
Extremely high quality painting with genre scene in the palast interior was executed by good listed Italian Salon painter Arturo Calosci (1854 Mntevarchi/Arezzo - 1926 Florence). The artist studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Florence by Enrico Pallastrini. 1871-1874 - State Grant . 1877 death of his father . To preserve the family, dedicated to small genre scenes , technical confidently executed and committed throughout the bourgeois salon painting . 1877-79 winner of various competitions. Outstanding portraitist ( for example, portraits of Giuseppe Carpi , Donato Modigliani Rossi , King Umberto I , etc. ) . Jury member of 1st all-Italian exhibition, 1896 1902 Associate Professor at the ABA Florence . Teacher of Ottone Rosai , Guido Somelli u.a. Works by Calosci are in FLORENZ, GAM: Il freddo (1879 1. Preis beim Concorso Naz.)
Literature: Thieme/Becker "General Artist Lexicon" , Leipzig, 1999 (in German); E. Benezit " Dictionary of painters, sculptors, decorators and etchers"(in French), Paris, 1999; Johnson I, 1975; Comanducci (in Italian).
Inscription: signed lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas, luxuriousy hand-crafted and gold-plated original period wood frame.
Measurements: unframed w 12 5/8" x h 17 3/4" (32 x 45 cm), framed w 25 5/8" x h 30 3/4" ( 65 x 78 cm).
Condition: in very good condition, original canvas, no any inpaintings or paintlosses.