Details: Original oil on canvas depicting Piazza Navona in Rome signed by Roman artist Ilio Giannaccini (1897-1968) on the lower right. As a student of the Academy of his city, he participated in the competition announced by the Teatro dell'Opera for the scenes of William Tell. In 1932 he held a successful personal exhibition in Genoa in which he was noted for his sensitivity as a warm, serene and elegant colorist. Carved frame painted with antique white and burnished gold accents with mottled brown interior and matted in an ecru linen. "Rome by Giannaccini" written on the back in marker. Purchased in Rome in the 1960's in the latter part of the artist's life.
Dimensions: Frame=20.5 "l x 1.5"d x 24.5"h Art= 12" x 16" (5 lbs)
Condition: Some paint peeling at the top of the painting. A few spots on the ecru matting. Corner of frame is chipped, but not noticeable from front view. Can be shipped without frame to reduce shipping costs-please inquire.