(Torino 1826 - 1889)
Savitry (from the Indian poem Mahabharata)(1871)
Measures: cm 198 x 112
Technique: Oil on canvas
signed lower right: “Andrea Gastaldi”.
Exhibitions: Promotrice di Belle Arti di Torino, 1871;
“…Savitri got up immediately; and, gathering up her scattered hair, the fortunate young girl helped her husband to get up, taking him by the hand to get up, taking him in her arms. So while she gently caressed him…”