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Alberto Pisa

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Name  Alberto Pisa

Alberto Pisa Westminster Bridge by Alberto Pisa on artnet
Died  July 15, 1936, Florence, Italy

Alberto Pisa (Ferrara, March 19, 1864 – 1936) was an Italian painter, often painting ruins, landscapes, and garden views in bright watercolor.

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Biography

He initially studied in Ferrara with Gaetano Domenichini. He later studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence. His first work was a Church Interior, displayed at the Promotrice. In 1887, he sent to the Exposition of Venice, the canvases depicting the Church of Santa Maria Novella, and the genre painting Donne e Madonne. In 1888 at Bologna, he exhibited: Tempo ladro and Fra i polli. In 1889 at the Florence Promotrice, he displayed the oil canvas, Le lavandaie and a pastel, Il fiammiferaio. At the Pisani Gallery of Florence, he exhibited watercolor and pastel works. He also painted portraits in Ferrara. He completed illustrations for books and journals, and completed a number of watercolors depicting vedute of Rome, Pompeii, and Florence.

The British collections include two local views: Westminster Bridge at Lancaster City Museums, and Hampstead Heath at Sheffield Museum.

Books Illustrated by Pisa

  • Rome., Painted by Alberto Pisa, text by M. A. R. Tuker and Hope Malleson. A. and C. Black, London, 1905.
  • Pompeii. Painted by Alberto Pisa, and described by William Munro Mackenzie. London, 1910.
  • Sicily. Painted by Alberto Pisa, and described by S.C. Musson. London, 1911.
  • The Cities of Umbria .With illustrations by A. Pisa, and text by Edward Hutton. New York, Second Edition, 1906. (full access)
  • The Cloister and the Hearth, by Charles Reade, with 12 illustrations in color by Alberto Pisa, E. T. Compton. and others.
  • The Last Days of Pompeii, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, with 12 illustrations in color by Alberto Pisa.
  • References

    Alberto Pisa Wikipedia


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