The Secession Art

Felice Casorati | Magic Realism painter

Born in Novara, Felice Casorati [ 1883-1963 ] spent his formative years in Padua, where he developed an interest in music and literature. He began to paint in 1902, and read law at the University of Padua, graduating in 1906, while frequenting the studio of Giovanni Viannello ( 1873-1926 ). Casorati's early paintings were in the symbolist mode of the Vienna Secession .

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