PELLIZZA DA VOLPEDO, Giuseppe
(b. 1868, Volpedo, d. 1907, Milano)

The Statue of Villa Borghese

1906
Oil on canvas, 66 x 67 cm
Museo d'Arte Moderna, Ca' Pesaro, Venice

The divided colour tones and Pointillist technique of divisionism are adapted here to an intensely romantic, or symbolist, reflection on nature, time, and myth in this view of the Borghese Gardens in Rome.