Painters Paintings Vittorio Matteo Corcos (1859 1933): Dreams, 1896, oil on canvas, 160 x 135 cm (6…
Painters Work Vittorio Matteo Corcos (1859 1933): Desires, 1896, oil on canvas, 160 x 135 cm (63 x 53.1 in), Galleria Nazionale d‘Arte Moderna, Rome
Vittorio Matteo Corcos is an Italian painter, greatest recognized for his style scenes, most frequently that includes winsome and nicely dressed younger girls. His different main endeavor, portraits of lavishly gowned women, minor the Aristocracy to topped head, present the identical saccharine tendencies, however his painterly type was nicely suited to his topic’s modishness and station. And with the precision of his likenesses, various the topic’s persona finds its approach by means of the satiny gloss.
He stored up together with his contacts in Paris in addition to these within the Anglo Saxon world the place he acted as an envoy of feminine magnificence, made immortal within the splendid portraits that dominate the exhibit.
The ladies depicted in his work turned queens of the Belle Epoque: aristocrats and main women of the period. They included Lina Cavalieri, described by the poet Gabriele D’Annunzio as “Venus on Earth;” or Isadora Duncan, the founder of contemporary dance. They’re so modem that they nearly appear to predate the heroines of the silver display between the 2 world wars.