Giuseppe Pitto (1857-1928)
"A Market Beauty"
oil on canvas 28" x 20 1/8" unframed
This Italian master is best known for his depiction of Italian market scenes which he executed with perfection. His Rococco style is combined with near impasto application and brilliant colors, creating a unique composition of unparalleled grace and beauty. His genre market scenes are playful and relaxed and the focal point of each is invariably a woman of alluring beauty. This magnificent gem is an exquisite example of this artists talents. He is a well listed artist with strong auction records.