Orig Nino Pippa Oil/board Painting Of Venice Gondolas Italian Listed Artist Yqz
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One of Two by Italian/American Pippa w/COA
In this sale, we have one of two oil paintings by listed artist Nino Pippa (b 1950) on board. This one is titled Venice - La Salute and comes with a Certificate of authenticity dated 9/8/2004. It depicts several gondolas preparing for a day navigating the waters of Venice. It measures 12" x 9" and is in good condition.
His bio is listed below from Askart (Great site!).
Nino Pippa was born on the beautiful island of Sardinia in Italy. He was raised in a family of four brothers, Nino being the third eldest. All the brothers are musically inclined including Nino, who plays the guitar and sings.
Nino remained in Italy until 1975, when he moved to the United States at the age of 25. He then opened a small coffee house in St. Louis, which also served as a gallery to display his many paintings.
Nino began drawing at a very early age. When he was thirteen, a teacher from Florence, Armando Gaglioni recognized his true potential.
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After discussing it with Nino's parents, Nino's formal training began. Before moving to the United States, Nino traveled to England where he studied for two and a half years under Seago. Seago had the most influence on Nino's style of painting.
Nino continues to do paintings of the sea and landscapes reminiscent of his boyhood home in Italy. Nino continues to display and sell paintings from his restaurant, as well as several art galleries around the St. Louis area. He also has paintings displayed throughout the United States and Europe. His varied paintings include portraits of celebrities, local people, and scenes along the Mississippi River.
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