This painting was done by Francesco Jiaconino Spicuzza ,he was born in 1883 in Sicily Italy ,died 1962 in Milwaukee WI.His father moved to Milwaukee and soon after sent for his family to help with his fruit stand. Spicuzza studied first with Robert Schafer also by Alexander Mueller. His earliest influences were Edward H Potthast and Maurice Prendergast ,and John F Carlson at the Art Students League.This painting is oil on canvas ,size is 30 1/4” X 29 1/4”,overall dimensions are 36” X 31 1/4”. It has a very small patch in the back.The painting is signed lower right Spicuzza.
Floral Still Life by Francesco J Spicuzza