Italian Realist Painter , 1825-1908
was an Italian artist, one of the leaders of the group known as the Macchiaioli. He was initially a painter of historical themes and military subjects. In his middle years, inspired by the Barbizon school, he became one of the leading Italian plein-airists, painting landscapes, rural scenes, and scenes of military life. After 1884, he devoted much energy to etching.
Strada di campagna con i contadini e soldati
between 1880(1880) and 1890(1890)
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions 28 x 42 cm (11 x 16.5 in)