Aldo Riso

Dining by Oil Lamp

Circa 1975

Ink, gouache, and watercolor on paper


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Aldo Riso (Italian, 1929-2008).

This work is offered unframed.

Aldo Riso was born in 1927 in Santa Maria di Leuca, near Lecce. He graduated with a degree in law but, from an early age, followed the path of a painter. Riso traveled and painted for many years, including to the Soviet Union, Latin America and the United States, exhibiting with success in Cologne, Berlin, Vienna, Paris, Philadelphia, Belgrade, Athens, Barcelona, Madrid, Montreal, Toronto, New York, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Asuncion and South Africa. Although the artist was based in Rome, he was most at home in Specchia, where he was made an honorary citizen for his services to art. Over the course of a long career, Aldo Risa exhibited widely and with success, and his works may be found in numerous private and public collections.

Height: 27.5 inches / 69.85 cm
Width: 19.75 inches / 50.16 cm
Depth: 1 inches / 2.54 cm

Signed lower right

Condition Report

This work is in overall good condition.

Paper has been laid down on card and braced on wood stretcher bars.

Minor toning, restoration and marks.

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