Carlo Brancaccio

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Carlo Brancaccio (Naples, March 6, 1861 – 1920) was an Italian painter, active mainly in an Impressionist style.

Biography[edit]

While he initially had studied mathematics, he abandoned this to study painting by age 22 years. He was mentored by Eduardo Dalbono. His main subjects were city streets, sea- and landscapes, mostly vedute of Naples. At the 1887 Promotrice of Naples he displayed: Passe-partout, and many sketches of the city including the interiors of churches. In 1888, he displayed a large Seascape of Capri; in 1889, Toledo in the Rain; and in same year at the Brera Exposition in Milan, he exhibited the Piazza of the Carmine of Naples.[1]

He won a gold medal at the Exhibition in Rome in 1893. He also painted Neapolitan genre subjects, including: Ore tristi (1898); Impressioni di Napoli (Berlin 1890); and Strada di Almalfi (1897).[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dizionario degli Artisti Italiani Viventi: pittori, scultori, e Architetti., by Angelo de Gubernatis. Tipe dei Successori Le Monnier, 1889, page 74.
  2. ^ La Biennale di Venezia, Volume 4; by Biennale di Venezia, 4th (Venice) (1901), page 190.