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Giovanni Boldini
Giovanni
 Boldini
Italia 1842−1931
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Giovanni Boldini (Italian) was one of the best portrait painters of the late XIXth — early XXth century.

Born in Ferrara, 31 December 1842, Giovanni Boldini was the son of the artist. He studied in the Florence Academy of art, from 1869 he had been working in London, where he gained his fame as a portraitist. In 1872 he settled in Paris and began to exhibit his work at the Salon. He was friends with Edgar Degas, John Sargent. He left portraits of many prominent figures of the Belle Epoque, being one of the most famous and well-paid portraitists of his time. Boldini won the Grand Prix at the World Exhibitions in Paris in 1889 and 1900. The artist died in Paris on 12 January 1931.

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Giovanni Boldini. View of the island of San Giorgio in Venice
View of the island of San Giorgio in Venice
Giovanni Boldini
1872, 32.8×46.4 cm
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Giovanni Boldini. Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell, nee Gertrude Elizabeth Blat
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Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell, nee Gertrude Elizabeth Blat
1897, 184.3×120.2 cm
Giovanni Boldini. Woman in a black hat with a veil
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Woman in a black hat with a veil
1880, 76×43 cm
Giovanni Boldini. Portrait of Emiliana Concha de Oss
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Portrait of Emiliana Concha de Oss
1888, 225×123 cm
Giovanni Boldini. In the garden. Adelaide and Ottavio Banti
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In the garden. Adelaide and Ottavio Banti
1885, 76×43 cm
Giovanni Boldini. Portrait of Lina Bilitis with two Pekingese
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Portrait of Lina Bilitis with two Pekingese
1913, 223.6×120.6 cm
Giovanni Boldini. Walk in Bois de Boulogne
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Walk in Bois de Boulogne
1909, 228×118 cm
Giovanni Boldini. Letter
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Letter
1873, 26.6×21.8 cm
Giovanni Boldini. Portrait of a young man (Rinaldo Camielo)
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Portrait of a young man (Rinaldo Camielo)
1878, 54.9×47 cm
Giovanni Boldini. "Pink Palace". Ibis del palazzo roza in vesinet
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"Pink Palace". Ibis del palazzo roza in vesinet
1910, 27×35 cm
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