Offfered for sale is an expressive 19th C. oil on board by Italian artist Giuseppe Giardiello (1877 - 1920). The portrait portrays a Neapolitan Fisherman enjoying his pipe, his worn face portraying a hard lived life.
Giardiello (1877 - 1920) a realist, often used older subjects for his paintings and was talented in capturing the experience of life etched on their beautiful weathered faces. The painting is in excellent condition, set into a wooden molded frame.
Size of frame: 12" Height x 9 3/4" Width
Size of image: 9 1/4" Height x 6 3/4" Width