Giuseppe de Nittis
De Nittis, born in Barletta, studied at Instituto di Belle Arti and began his career in 1864 by exhibiting painting in Florence. He moved to Paris then back Italy before returning to Paris in 1972 where he gained a success at the Salon with Che freddo! in1874. He visited London, then took up pastels, his major medium, creating Races at Auteuil in 1881. In 1878 he was awarded the Legion l'honneur and three years later he died of a stroke, age 38.
|Crossing the Apennines|
|Races at Auteuil (part of a triplicate)|
|The Road from Brindisi to Barletta|
|Woman in a Canoe|
|Nudo con Calze Rosse|
|Dejeuner au jardin, Barletta Back|