Mattia Jona, Master Drawings and Prints, Japanese Prints - Piazzetta Guastalla 5, 20122 Milan, Italy, tel (+39) 02 8053315

Arturo Rietti, self-portrait


ARTURO RIETTI (Trieste 1863 - Fontaniva 1943) SELF-PORTRAIT
Black chalk and stumping. Signed 'Rietti', 225 x 162 mm.

Born in Trieste, Rietti was influenced by the painters Eugenio Scomparini and Giuseppe Barison. Between 1882 and 1884 he lived in San Giovanni Valdarno, painting his works under the influence of the Tuscan realism. In 1884 Rietti entered the Academy in Munich, specializing in pastel painting. Later he moved to Milan, becoming a successful portrait painter and pastelist and working mainly for the Milanese high classes.


if you need more information

back to portraits page
back to main page
back to the top of page