De Nittis, Guiseppe. Landscape
A finely executed and elegant landscape with 3 women in the foreground, engaged in an earnest conversation - perhaps the latest gossip - a chance meeting whilst out for a walk on a late summer afternoon as a horse drawn carriage approaches in the distance.
Circa 1870, oil on canvas, signed.
Dimensions: 33 x 36 cms
Price: £ 6000.00
De Nittis exhibited twelve paintings in the Exposition Universelle of 1878, and was awarded a gold medal. In that same year he received the Légion d’honneur.
Works by De Nittis are in many public collections, including the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, British Museum in London, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. His paintings Return from the Races and The Connoisseurs are in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.