(b. 1853, Alessandria, d. 1919, Milano)
High Day in the Trivulzio Hospice in Milan1892
Oil on canvas, 78 x 122 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
This painting is one of a series of dramatic representations of the neglect of the elderly. It gives an unobstructed view of the cheerless communal room in a home for old men.
The painting was presented at the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris.