Italy, Forest Pond
A spectacular oil on wood panel of a forest scene in Italy by François Visconti. An extremely well know artist who was prolific with his scenes of rural Europe. There is a pond in the foreground and the farm home in the distance. Beautiful, old master techniques from the turn of the century. Wonderful composition. Period wood and gold leaf frame and newer, inner matting surround this marvelous painting. Overall excellent condition. Some crazing. Minor crack in panel, far right side. Not noticeable unless you look for it. Signed lower left “F. Visconti”. $12,000. Frame size: 45″ W x 36.5″ H. Panel size: 38″ W x 33.5″ H. 12 lb. 5.5 kg.