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Giuseppe Bernardino Bison, Saint Paul and Saint Peter

GIUSEPPE BERNARDINO BISON (Palmanova 1762 - Milan 1844) SAINT PAUL AND SAINT PETER
Pen and brown ink, washed in red. Signed Bison. Diameter 72 mm.

Bison studied in Brescia and later at the Academy in Venice. The major influences on his work were the paintings of Gian Battista and Gian Domenico Tiepolo, Marco Ricci and Francesco Guardi. After traveling in northern Italy, the artist resided in Trieste (c. 1800-31), where he acquired certain neoclassical tendencies. Later, he moved to Milan, at that time dominated by the Romantic style. Bison was a virtuoso, prolific draughtsman. See: Giuseppe Bernardino Bison pittore e disegnatore, Milan, 1997, catalogue of the exhibition at the Musei Civici, Udine.

price: 1.150,00 euros

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