Carnovali, Giovanni, dit il Piccio (Montegrino Valtravaglia 1804 – drowned in the Po and buried in Cremona, 1873), studied from 1815 at the Carrara Academy in Bergamo under the direction of the neoclassical painter Giuseppe Diotti,
Carnovali’s artistic style lies between Lombard luminism and Venetian colorism. His portraits are sought after, in particular the sketches and oil paintings of numerous biblical or mythological episodes, he is famous in the local circles of Bergamo and Cremona; where many of his paintings are held in private collections.
He had a decisive influence on painters such as Faruffini, Cremona and Ranzoni.
This painting has the same dimensions as his painting “Lot and his daughters”
Oil painting on canvas
Dimensions (height x width in centimeters):
Modern Art Gallery, Milan, Italy