Nicholas Briganti (American, 1861 – 1944)
Untitled (Italian shoreline), early 20th century
Oil painting on canvas
Signed to the lower right
Presented in an early 20th century carved giltwood frame
Known for his illuminated pastoral scenes, Nicholas Briganti was born in Italy but was primarily active in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Briganti became an art professor at the New Bedford University and his work is featured in the New Bedford Free Public Library.
- discoloration and yellowing to varnish layer on painting; scuffs and surface wear ot painting; accretions throughout; scratches and edge wear to frame; uneven toning to canvas verso.
- measures frame; visible image measures 35.5" W x 21.5" H.