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Russian Sled

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200 EUR

Reference

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Year

1970

Medium

Paintings

Size


86 x 63 cm
33.86 x 25 in

Price

200,00 €

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  • About the work

Technique: lithography on paper;

Year: about 1970;

The artist Giovan Francesco Gonzaga, who had left to Russian campaign with Cavalleria Savoia, when he was 20 years old, represented a winter landscape of this beautiful country. On the foreground we can see the sled, driven by horses and on the background there are houses and buildings, with typical russian roofs. The artwork is a lithography printed on paper, signed on the right bottom and numered 105/300 on the left. 


About the Artists

1921 Milan, Italy

Giovan Francesco Gonzaga (Milano 1921 – 2007) is a descendant of the family Gonzaga of Mantova. In his artistic production we can find his noble origins, in fact his favourite subjects are horses, knights and soldiers, apart from landscapes, portraits and still lives. He studied Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti attending Castello Sforzesco and when he was 20 he left to Russian Campaign with Cavalleria Savoia. This strong experience influenced very much his art indeed his loved horse is the protagonist of many paintings, sculptures and poems. He always used classical techniques to paint: oil on canvas, tempera, pencil and watercolour. He devoted his life to painting and realized also illustrations for some literary works like "Odyssey", "Heart" by Edmondo de Amicis and "Moses".


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Milano, Via Carlo Pisacane 36

Pisacane Arte is a contemporary and modern art gallery situated in Milan. With over 300 mq of space, the gallery organizes exhibitions, events and cultural conferences in order to encourage the encounter between artists, collectors and art lovers. The art gallery offers artworks by historicized and emerging artists, with a particular attention to pop and st...

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