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19th Century Italian Oil Painting on Wood Panel by Fausto Zonaro, 1880s

US$2,137.84

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Beautiful refined oil painting on wood panel signed lower right Fausto Zonaro (Masi 1854 - Sanremo 1929)) First of the six sons of the mason Maurizio Zonaro and Elisabetta Bertoncin, manifested by small good quality in design Then he opened a small school of painting in Venice, but his activity often took him to travel to Naples. Among the most important achievements of this period, particular importance has its own cycle of about thirty pastels with views of Naples and the surroundings created for the villa of Duca Paolo Camerini. The turning point of Fausto Zonaro's career, however, took place in 1891 when, together with Elisabetta Pante, his ex-student in Venice, now his partner, he decided to venture into the East, in the then Constantinople. Here, little by little, he manages to become known in aristocratic circles, obtaining increasingly important orders until, in 1896, he was appointed "court painter" thanks to the good offices of the Russian ambassador, for whom he made some paintings and gifts for the sultan the work The imperial regiment of Ertugrul on the Galata bridge, immediately acquired by them. The Sultan orders a series of other works in Zonaro, in particular a series of paintings on the epic of Muhammad II Fausto Zonaro, the last painter of the imperial court of Constantinople, remained in the city of gold until 1909, when he returned to Italy after the coup that deposed Sultan Abdul-Hamid. He then settled in Sanremo and continued to paint small views. He continued to paint until his death in 1929. Many of Fausto Zonaro's works are still preserved in the most important museums in Istanbul, in the Imperial Palace of Dolmabahce and in the Military Museum. Internationally recognized artist with excellent prices.

Details

  • Creator
    Fausto Zonaro (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.6 in. (32 cm)Width: 9.45 in. (24 cm)Depth: 1.97 in. (5 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Wood,Oiled
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Bosco Marengo, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3616311921203

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Bosco Marengo, Italy
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