ITALIAN PAINTED BY ROCCO LENTINI (1858-1943) Of 1922,
Sicily Landscape With Boats, Oil On Canvas
Beautiful painted by Rocco
oil on canvas, 110 x 70 cm, framed.
The painting is signed R. Lentini 1922.
The subject is a beautiful landscape of sea with boats
and fishermen, with mountains and a lovely cloudy
sky in the background.
It is a beautiful landscape of
Sicily's first 900
He was born in Palermo. His father a scenographer was his first master. He won as scholarship from the community
to study at Bologna, then to Paris. He exhibited in the Paris Salon of 1879 and in the 1878 Promotrice of Turin.
He paints Genre and landscapes in watercolor and tempera. He has also studied scenography, His landscapes
feature vistas and places in Sicily. He also painted historical canvases, including The disembarcation of Garibaldi at
In 1884, he won a stipend for attending the Brera Academy, and stayed in Milan for some years. He returned to
teach and paint in Palermo. He published two educational books Elementi di Ornato (1892) and Elementi di Paesaggio. In 1911, in collaboration with Ernesto Basile, he published the book titled Le sculture e gli stucchi di Giacomo Serpotta. He organized and exhibited the Mostra Siciliana di Pittura, Scultura, Bianco e nero, held at Villa
Gallidoro. He was editor and owner of the monthly journal "La Sicilia Artistica e Archeologica".
frequently to Germany, North Italy, and Venice, participating in two Biennali, 1905 and 1922.