COSMO BARRANCA
Untitled (near Turin, Piedmont)
oil on card board, 1940
13 3/4 x 12 in, 34.9 x 30.5 cm


GIOVANNI GUARLOTTI
Italian, 1869 - 1954
Born in Galliate (Novara), November 9, 1869
Giovanni Guarlotti was a pupil of Celestino Gilardi, Accademia Albertina in Turin, and worked closely with Andrea Marchisio and Demetrius Cosola. He began exhibiting in 1894 at the Promotrice delle Belle Arti and at the Esposizione Permanente di Torino.

In 1896, he was invited to the Prima Triennale in Turin. He then participated in le esposizioni della Promotrice in Turin, and also in Milan, Rome, Monaco, Germany and Barcelona.

Guarlotti was distinguished not only for his numerous portraits, but also for his pastural animal studies, studies of poultry and landscape. He painted in Val di Lanzo, Val Susa, in Valle d'Aosta, Turin, and Venice.



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