Large italian genre watercolour with two peasant women and child on a donkey , preparing to the travel. The author of this work is famous italian genre painter Belisario Gioja ( 1829 Rome - 1906 Rome), who recieved acknowledge for his genre watercolours from the life of italian peasants . He worked in Rome and was a father of painter Edoardo Gioja .
Literature : Thieme-Becker " Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von Antike bis zur Gegenwart", Leipzig, 1999
Inscription: signed "B.Gioja, Roma" lower right
Technique: watercolour on paper, Matted and framed in the original period.
Measurements: unframed w 13 1/3" x h 19 3/4" (34 x 50 cm), framed w 23 2/3" x h 30 " (60 x 76 cm)
Condition: in good condition