Angelo Asti, Italian 1847 -1903
Everybody is familiar with that lovely picture, Innocence, which has been reproduced times without number and in every civilized land. But not everyone is familiar with the painter's almost romantic history, which terminated in his death in Mentone, France, in 1903. Most people suppose him to be a French artist, probably from the similitude of his figure pieces to French art. It is very proper to consider him as one of the Parisian artists, for he is so by association, and his rise and success all occurred in the city on the Seine. But Angelo Asti, for that is his name, was by birth an Italian. A little more that twenty years before his death a young Asti was a p
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