Federico Bartolini (1861-1908)

Artist Name Federico Bartolini (1861-1908)
Title Catholic Cardinal
Description A beautiful Italian Realist watercolour portrait of an Italian catholic Cardinal against a backdrop of the buildings by the 19th century Italian artist Federico Bartolini. Painted circa 1890. 

Signed lower right Bartolini Roma.
 
Medium Watercolour
Size 22 x 14 inches
Frame Gilded Watts frame 32 inches by 24 inches approx. In gallery condition.
Condition In good condition with some age colour loss.
Biography Federico Bartolini studied at the Academy of San Luca in Rome in 1861. In the 1880s we begin to see his very neat oriental watercolours, probably made from photos and Accessories Workshop exhibitions in Brussels in 1881 and Rome in 1883 among others.
 
Price £3500
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