Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Art and the Egyptian Women - 1873

Mose Bianchi (Italian Painter, 1840-1904)  –  Cleopatra

Mosè Bianchi (Monza, 1840–1904) was an Italian painter and printmaker. The award of a grant in 1867 enabled him to visit Venice and then Paris in 1869. He took part with some success at the Brera exhibitions and the Vienna Exhibition of 1873. It was in this period that he began to paint genre scenes in 18th-century settings and numerous portraits, soon becoming one of the artists most in demand with the Milanese middle classes. More