E. Hermann Oil on Hardboard Italy XX Century

Flowers in vase with book

Code :  ARARNO0162915

E. Hermann Oil on Hardboard Italy XX Century

Flowers in vase with book

Code :  ARARNO0162915


E. Hermann Oil on Hardboard Italy XX Century - Flowers in vase with book


Flowers in vase with book

Artist:  Emilio Hermann (1901-1978)

Work title:  Fiori in vaso con libro

Time:  XX Century - from 1901 to 2000

Subject:  Floral Composition

Artistic technique:  Pittura

Technical specification:  Oil on masonite

Description : Fiori in vaso con libro

Oil on hardboard. Signed lower right. On the back there is a paper label with the data of the work. A beautiful bouquet of colorful and variegated wildflowers is arranged in a vase, in front of which an open book is placed. The painting is presented in a beautiful 1950s frame, box-like with a raised gilt edge.

Product Condition:
Product in good condition, with small signs of wear.

frame Size (cm):
Height: 85
Width: 75
Depth: 7

work dimensions (cm):
Height: 60
Width: 50

Additional Information

Artist: Emilio Hermann (1901-1978)

Time: XX Century - from 1901 to 2000

The twentieth century is characterized by the prevalence of the bourgeoisie over the working class and by the discovery that life continues to be a struggle for survival and to improve its quality. Technological progress, instead of favoring this development, becomes an instrument of mechanization and drying up of man, who needs to look for a "soul supplement" and new forms to express it. Therefore, a whole series of artistic currents are born that create works expressing the interiority of man, which evoke reality from within rather than represent it, and depict it using, freely, shapes and colors. We therefore have Decadentism with Art Nouveau, Matisse and Braque's Fauvism, Picasso's Cubism, then Expressionism with Munch, Kandinskij's Abstractionism and Metaphysical painting by Carrà and De Chirico. There are numerous currents and groups of artists and intellectuals who use Art as a Manifesto of their thought, often also with a political connotation.
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Subject: Floral Composition

Artistic technique: Pittura

La pittura è l'arte che consiste nell'applicare dei pigmenti a un supporto come la carta, la tela, la seta, la ceramica, il legno, il vetro o un muro. Essendo i pigmenti essenzialmente solidi, è necessario utilizzare un legante, che li porti a uno stadio liquido, più fluido o più denso, e un collante, che permetta l'adesione duratura al supporto. Chi dipinge è detto pittore o pittrice. Il risultato è un'immagine che, a seconda delle intenzioni dell'autore, esprime la sua percezione del mondo o una libera associazione di forme o un qualsiasi altro significato, a seconda della sua creatività, del suo gusto estetico e di quello della società di cui fa parte.

Technical specification: Oil on masonite

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