Name : View of Venice
Period : XX th
School : Italian
State : Very good condition
Matter : Oil on canvas
Sizes : 93 cm (l) x 69 cm (h) x (p)
Romolo PERGOLA 1890/1960 - View of Venice - Italian School of the XX th
Romolo PERGOLA 1890/1960
Romolo Pergola (Rome, 1890 - Trino Vercellese, 1960) is an Italian painter.
He was born in Rome in 1890, where he was the pupil of the master Enrico Simonetti and a student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. He moved to Paris in 1909, where he worked and studied until the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, devoted himself to the art of portraiture with the technique of oil.
After the war, he moved to the Italian Riviera, in the town of Camogli where he devoted himself to landscape painting, inspired by places such as Portofino, Venice. It takes special care in rendering the sea and the sky at different times of the day.
In 1937, he was entrusted with the decoration of the vault of the church of Saint-Antoine at Boccadasse in Genoa. Before the Second World War, his works were bought by the city of Camogli, Genoa and Paris and the Ministry of Corporations.
He died in Trino, in the province of Vercelli, of a motorcycle accident in 1960. He is buried in Genoa in Staglieno Monumental Cemetery.
The last posthumous exhibition of his work was in 1997 in his hometown of Camogli
The oil paintings and pastels of Romolo Pergola are very sought after by collectors, his paintings of Venice are rare.
Signed lower right
Coast up to 18 000 €
Period: Italian School of XX th
Technique: Oil on canvas - Very Good condition
Format: With frame93 x 69 cm - Without frame 65 x 41 cm
Frame: Wood and gilded stucco with 19th century shells - Very good condition