This genteel genre painting captures a striking view of a scene from everyday life. It is a joyous and idyllic image of Italian rural life with people in peasant costume.
The color is deep and features low lightness and strong saturation.
Housed in it's original and beautiful gilt gallery frame.
Several examples of his work have sold at top auction houses:
Christies 19th Century European Art, 1 November 2012, New York
Eugenio Zampighi (Italian, 1859-1944) Storytime
Price realised USD 47,500 Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Chicago auction house Direct Auction Galleries reached a final hammer price of USD 57,500
Eugenio Eduardo Zampighi Auctioned at Dorotheum, Vienna:
Auction 07/10/2009 Grandmother narrates Price realised USD 65,000
Auction 12/10/2010 Idyllic Family Scene with new born: Price realised USD 108,500
Auction 16/10/2012 Amusing stories: Price realised USD 101,500
Auction 19/10/2017 Happy family: Price realised USD 41,500
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 84 x Width 104 x Depth 5 - Frame
Height 60 x Width 80 - Canvas
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 9 inches x Width 3 feet, 5 inches x Depth 2 inches - Frame
Height 2 feet x Width 2 feet, 7 inches - Canvas
Our reference: 08549
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