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Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) - Fuoco d'Artificio (Fireworks). Oil on Canvas. Circa 1894. Museo Giovanni Boldini. Ferrara, Italy.


Giuseppe Verdi, the celebrated portrait by Giovanni Boldini, 1886 (National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome).

from Paperblog

Artisti: le belle donne di Giovanni Boldini

I love this contrast of black and white and the confident look in the woman's face. Her ripped dress and expression show defiance toward her environment and the white of her skin is her true, long untouched, soul revealed to light.


Italian genre and portrait artist: Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931). "A Walk in the Bois de Boulogne", portrait of, Mr. and Ms. Lydig, c.1909. ~ Patrons from Europe and American, commissioned Boldini's works, during the Gilded Age era. ~~ {cwl}

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Parisian Time Capsule

Giovanni Boldini's painting of Madame de Florian's grandmother. Sold at auction for three million dollars.