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Description: Original Oil Painting by Italian American Impressionist Joseph Oliveri (1940-Now). This piece shows a European Street Scene painted on stretched canvas, signed "OLIVERI" and framed in a carved wooden frame. It measures is 20 inches x 24 inches.

  • Notes: About the Artist: Joseph Oliveri, a native of Palermo, Italy, was born in 1940 in the small town of Carini, Sicily. Oliveri began his life-long love affair with classical art as a young boy. A self-taught, visionary folk artist, his paintings possess an innocence and freshness as well as characteristics of classic euro-Italian art. At the young age of 17, he was faced with tragedy and became the head of the family, responsible for his mother, three sisters and a brother. At age 18, he came to seek his fortune in San Francisco, California. During the next few years, Oliveri was once again faced with the need to financially support his own family - a wife, four boys and two girls. Any hope of getting a professional college education vanished. However, his love for art - the feel of the brushes wisping along, the smell of the paint drying on the canvas, and blank spaces converted to beauty - that was not lost! Oliveri has created more than 400 paintings, mostly cityscapes reflecting European life before his actual 20th century. His artworks have been shown in his native Italy, where art critics acclaimed his work, saying he possessed the 'hands of Giorgioni.' In addition to the display of his work in Italy, Oliveri's paintings have been shown all over California, including the Sandl Gallery of the Oakdale Museum; the Bade Hall of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley; and the Museo Italo-Americano art gallery at Ft. Mason in San Francisco. He has also shown his work in other California venues including galleries in Modesto. 
  • Provenance: Acquired from a Virginia Estate
  • Dimensions: 20 inches x 24 inches
  • Artist Name: Joseph Oliveri
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas Painting
  • Condition: Excellent

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