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Giuseppe De Nittis, Il mazzo di giunchiglie
Type
Painting
Subject
Figurative
 
 
 
Date
circa 1880
Material and technique
watercolour on cardboard
 
 
 
Measurements
25 x 32 cm
Compiler
Antonio Del Guercio
 
 
 
Description
This small painting depicts a woman holding a bunch of bright white daffodils, seen from behind, a view rendered almost fleeting by the light, quick brushstrokes.
The landscape is only hinted at, evoked by the lively contrasts of intense greens, ochres and browns.
This delightful, small work, painted during his mature phase, when De Nittis could call on all his finely developed means of expression, is an example of the profound effectiveness of his language.
Il mazzo di giunchiglie
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