Giovanni Fattori, an extraordinary painter and engraver, protagonist of the Florentine Macchiaioli group.
The people of Maremma, the landscapes, scenes of military life: these are the favorite themes of Giovanni Fattori, the extraordinary painter and engraver, protagonist of the Florentine group of the Macchiaioli. The catalogue of the exhibition held in Verona in 1999 contains about 400 works by the Tuscan artist, from prestigious public and private collections.
His paintings, with their realistic, everyday subjects, are always characterized by great expressive intensity and a profound dignity in their interpretation of even the most common aspects of life.
Alongside great masterpieces like The Italian Camp during the Battle of Magenta, Acquaiole livornesi, The Lookout, the volume offers a careful selection of drawings and etchings, including some never published before. An opportunity to trace the artistic itinerary of one of the most fascinating artists of the Italian 1800s.