Painters Paintings Arturo Ricci (1854–1919): The Singing Lesson, oil on canvas, 41.2 x 29.2 cm., Pr…
Painters Work Arturo Ricci
(1854–1919): The Singing Lesson, oil on canvas, 41.2 x 29.2 cm., Personal assortment
Leaving Waldmüller’s heat and honest rustic scenes we’re now coming into the glittering, flamboyant and opulent bourgeois salons of 19th and 18th century with Artur Ricci.
Arturo Ricci, an Italian painter, was born in Florence in 1854. He studied in Florence beneath Tito Conti (1842-1924)
Portray figurative topics, style scenes and scenes from household life, Ricci quickly established himself as one of many foremost artists in Europe within the area of historic costume style. Ricci’s work additionally appealed to these on ‘The Grand Tour’, significantly collectors in Britain and the USA.
Historic style, most significantly eighteenth century topics, had been of monumental enchantment to collectors all through Europe and the USA, paying homage to what was perceived as a golden age of magnificence, sophistication, and style, previous to the tough realities of the Industrial Revolution. It was after all this revolution in business, manufacturing and commerce that created the rich lessons that collected these very work.
Ricci himself specialised in anecdotal scenes, as within the portray we’ve got right here, of stylish bourgeois household life, a world of rustling silks and shimmering satins, displaying the virtuosity of his extremely completed element, composition and sense of colour.