Macchiaioli Art Movement

Giuseppe De Nittis | Impressionist painter | Scuola di Resina

Giuseppe De Nittis 1846-1884 - printmaker; painter/draughtsman. Born in Barletta in Apulia, De Nittis received his first artistic training from Giambattista Calò, a local painter, before moving to Naples in 1861 to attend the Istituto di Belle Arti. He was expelled in 1863 for failing to conform to academic practice.

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