GIANNI PISANI

(Italian, b. 1935)

LANDSCAPE WITH FENDI SHOPPING BAGS, 1963

Oil on Canvas

58½ x 55¼ Inches

Signed Lower Right

 

 

A large mid-century oil landscape comprising abstracted shopping bags in Fendi shades of cream, bistre and scarlet stacked beneath a coral sky.  This notable Italian modernist taught at the Accademia de Bella Arti in Naples under Emilio Notte. Pisani exhibited widely and with success and was the recipient of numerous medals, prizes and juried awards.

 

Reference:

Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Vol 11 p. 23; Davenport’s Art Reference Guide, 2009/10 Edition, p. 2027; Dictionnaire de l'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Hazan, Paris, 1992 et al.

 

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