Giuseppe De Nittis
Are you interested in the sales or the purchase of his artworks?
We buy works of this artist
and of other painters and sculptors from the 16th century to the first half of the 20th century
The Berardi gallery offers a free and without obligation service for evaluation of ancient and modern art . To find your way in the art market, very complex and full of nuances, it is better to rely on a professional consultant who can answer fast and concretely to your needs. The clarity of the answers will resolve effectively the need to estimate or sell an asset.
Contact us immediately without commitment
Answers also in 24 hours:
( Barletta, Bari 1846 - Saint Germain en Laye, Francia 1884 )
Giuseppe De Nittis
He attended for a short time the Academy of Naples under the teachings of Gabriele Smargiassi and Giuseppe Mancinelli . He made his debut in 1864 at the exhibition of the Promoter ” Salvator Rosa ” of Naples where he presented two small landscapes both entitled ” The advancing storm ,” which only Cecioni Adriano , who used to stay in Naples pensioner of the Academy of Florence, and he noticed praised unreservedly predicting the future of the great eighteen Barletta . He sent again to the Promoter Neapolitan 1866 1867 four landscapes, two of which , ” A house on the outskirts of Naples ” and ” A road in the Apennines ,” were purchased by Vittorio Emanuele II, the Gallery of Capodimonte.
In the same year he went to Paris , but in 1870 during the German invasion of the French capital was forced to repatriate . He returned in 1872 , and after many months of studies, research and difficult life was able to obtain a satisfactory statement at the Salon of 1874 with the painting ” Road to Brindisi .” The following year he went to London and immediately attracted the interest of the public and the critics with a series of views of the city on the type of ” Place de la Concorde .” Since that time the De Nittis reached the fame and fortune , his views in London and Paris were well evaluated by the finest collectors and incettate , with safety , from renowned art dealers .
It was almost regular exhibitor at the Paris Motor Show, appeared often at the Biennale of Venice and the major Italian exhibitions , and also took part in the artistic events of the European capitals . He left a remarkable body of work : “Views of Paris ” and Views of London ” , scenes of living and dancing, sailing regattas and races, outdoor dining , The Pinacoteca di Barletta dedicated to his name, owns one hundred and ninety donated by widow , among which include: ” Pass the train ,” ” Breakfast in the garden ,” ” the living room of the Princess Mathilde ,” ” Self-portrait” , ” portraits of his wife Leontine Greville ,” ” the races at Longchamp ,” ” Woman aristocratic ” , ” veiled Woman ,” ” Vesuvius “, ” Chrysanthemums ,” ” flower Garden ” . At the XI International Art Exhibition of the City of Venice ( 1914), one of the highlights was the retrospective exhibition of the works of Giuseppe De Nittis in which were gathered eighty-six of his best known works such as: “In view ” , “The Vesuvius erupting , “” Next to the pond ” ; ” Lunch Posillipo , “” on the shores of Lake Lucerne , “” boat , “” Place des Pyramides ” , owned by the Luxembourg Museum in Paris ; ” in prom dress “” in the living room ” , ” summer ” , ” winter ” , ” Lady with the dog ” , preserved in the Museum Revoltella in Trieste ; ” At a stage of ‘ “Opera” in Paris ” ( pastel ),” Now quiet , “” a bridge in London , “” The ‘ NationaI Gallery ” in London ,” ” Moonlight ,” ” Portrait of Edmond de Goncourt ” ( pastel ) , the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan , in that of Rome ” Races in the Bois de Boulogne ,” ” on the banks dell’Ofanto ” in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence , ” Waterloo Bridge ” , in the collection of the Comm. Delleani ; ” Trafalgar Square” , in the collection of the Comm. Annoni of Monza , ” Horseback riding ” , in the collection of comm . Aldo Crespi , “Sunday in London” and ” Westminster ” , already in the Gallery of the Comm. Paul Ingegnoli of Milan.
The site is constantly updated with unpublished works by the protagonists of painting and sculpture between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.