Gaetano Bellei (Italian, 1857–1922)
Oil on canvas laid down to paperboard
19 5/8 x 27 3/4 in. (49.9 x 70.5cm)
Gaetano Bellei was an Italian Academic Painter who was
born in 1857. He later died in 1922 in the same city. He enhanced
his artistic talent by learning art from Adeodato Malatesta and Comrade of John
Muzzioli. When he was 24 year old, he won the Retired Potetti due which he was
able to visit Rome to study arts. One of his most notable masterpieces is
Rizpah which he completed there.
He took part in many local exhibitions in Florence.
Afterwards, he came back to his native city and became a professor in the Institute
of Fine Arts Designer Polite. He was a master of fine art and used to use
palette as a bright, fresh and creative tool. He was also a brilliant portrait
artist. He has held many art exhibitions throughout his life, one such notable
art exhibition was held in London in 1822 at The Royal Academy. More
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