Seated at an outside cafe in Venice, a woman stands behind the table.
|About the Artist||(1905-1981, Italian/ American) Louis Bosa was born in Codroipo near Venice, Italy. He is mainly regarded as an observer and painter of the human condition. He exhibited great understanding and appreciation and depicted exquisite detail in street scenes and paintings of animals. Bosa studied at the Academia delle Belle Arti in Venice.
He came to the United States in 1923 when he was 18 years old and later studied under John Sloan at the Art Students League in New York City. He held several reaching positions in his career, including an appointment as an Instructor in Advanced Painting at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He collected many monetary prizes and honorable mentions from 1944 to 1962; his work is represented in many galleries, museums and private collections.
|Medium||Oil on masonite|
|Frame||Burlap-wrapped liner, white-washed wood molding|
|Frame size||23" height X 32" width|
|Signed||"Bosa" at viewer's lower left|
|Date of creation||Circa 1955|
|Condition||Painting is excellent. Frame's burlap-wrapped liner is stained.|
|Board size||15" height X 24" width|