BANTI, Cristiano
(b. 1824, Santa Croce sull'Arno, d. 1904, Montemurlo)

Woman Sewing on the Terrace

1882
Oil on canvas, 31 x 15 cm
Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence

In this scene of tranquil domesticity, the artist has chosen an unusual vantage point from a position far below the subject. This approach may have been influenced by the compositions of Japanese prints, which were so popular this time.




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