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Giuseppe De Nittis | Figura di donna, 1880

Giuseppe De Nittis (February 25, 1846 - August 21, 1884) was one of the most important Italian painters🎨 of the 19th century, whose work merges the styles of Salon art🎨 and Impressionism.
De Nittis exhibited twelve paintings in the Exposition Universelle of 1878, and was awarded🎨 a gold medal.
In that same year he received the Légion d’honneur.

Works by De Nittis are in many public collections, including the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, British Museum in London, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
His paintings "Return from the Races" and "The Connoisseurs" are in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.