Vintage oil on canvas painting by listed, prominent Italian artist Cavaliere Michele Federico (1884-1966). This painting depict Capri, cliff side at the sea and the mount. The light, color palette and composition used by artist is very atmospheric. The Artist specialized in painting seascapes, it is one of the most quintessential subjects for Federico. His works are highly sought after and can be found in collections throughout the world.
This painting in here is signed lower right, bares old label on frame verso. The canvas measures 20" x 28" (50.8 x 71 cm). With the frame 26" x 34" (66 x 86 cm). Excellent condition, considering age; no damage.
Born in Capri, Italy on November 13, 1884, Federico was a student of Antonio Lala and specialized in seascapes and scenes of Capri. His first exhibition was at the Promatrice di Napoli in 1911. Federico exhibited extensively in Milan, Turin, Genoa, and at the Societa Amatori e Caltori di Belle Arti di Roma, Rome. In addition, he participated in the Paris Salon, 1914; Pan Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915; Italian Exposition, Buenos Aires, 1923; First Biennale, Naples. He was honored in 1923 by a one man exhibition.
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