Monday, December 31, 2007

Feast Day

Morbelli, Angelo (Italian, 1853-1919)
Feast Day at the Hospice Trivulzio in Milan
Oil on canvas 78cm x 1.22m
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

At the 1900 World Exposition at Paris, Morbelli was awarded first prize and gold medal for this painting.

Morbelli was part of the Italian school known as "divisionismo " amongst whose practitioners was Giovanni Segantini.

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