Castelfranchi Cirano Milano Piazza della Scala 1958
From Italy an original oil painting on poplar panel signed lower left C.Castelfranchi by the Italian painter Cirano Castelfranchi, shows a colorful scene of Milan, Piazza della Scala. This lovely Milanese view by Cirano Castelfranchi is in good condition, set within a modern frame.
On the verso, titled and dated: it shows the inscription: Piazza della Scala 29 ott 1958 Bandiera per Papa Roncalli Giovanni XXIII, which underlines the Italian flag on the theater to celebrate the new Pope Roncalli Giovanni XXIII, just elected.
Cirano Castelfranchi (Genova 1912- Firenze 1973) was an Italian artist active in Milan, from Brera, very well known for his Milan views.
Born in Genoa on July 2, 1912. he has always lived in Milan. He paints in oil and watercolor as a self-taught. He attended the drawing school in Brera. Since 1934 he has exhibited in regional and national exhibitions; and in 1942 he was awarded at the exhibition of Young Italian Painters in Palermo. He has works in private collections in Italy and abroad: New York, Paris, London. In 1934 he designed a series of plates with views of Milan.
Height: 34.5 cm
Width: 29.3 cm
Depth: 4.5 cm
height: 34.5 cm
width: 29.3 cm
depth: 4.5 cm
The work depicts St. James, recognizable by the attributes of the book and the obstinate determination of the apostle, guided and illuminated by his faith. The painting is in good age related condition; we desume the canvas was originally oval, see picture below, then relined in rectangular with new frame. It comes from a Milanese private collection. Set in a modern giltwood frame measuring 88 h. by 77 w. by 6 cm.Period: 1880
Early 18th century oil on canvas painting with figures depicting a departure, within a modern giltwood frame.
Good age related condition, this antique Italian school painting comes from a private palazzo of Milan.
The figures are portrayed on a patio in a farewell, the two figures on the left in the foreground embrace, he is armed with a sword, while the female figure on the right carries a basket of precious and valuable pots; beyond the balustrade, other figures are moving crates, as if the young man were leaving.
In the background, vegetation and buildings. The painting is in good age related condition, it is an excellent first canvas painting, never lined and shows some restorations consistent with its history of 300 years. Canvas only measures without frame: Height 75 cm Width 99 cm.