(1834 - 1911)
Giuseppi Sciuti was active/lived in Italy. Giuseppi Sciuti is known for Portrait, genre, and historical painting.
Biography Giuseppi Sciuti
Giuseppe Sciuti was a star of his time. His portraits, genre scenes and historic paintings were widely exhibited and appraised even by Hereditary Prince Umberto of Savoy. Although Sciuti was an extremely popular painter and enjoyed an enormously successful career during his lifetime, his works fell out of fashion after his death and were only recently re-appraised in 1989, with an exhibition at Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Palermo.
Giuseppe Sciuti was born in Zafferana Etnea, a small Sicilian village at the foothills of a volcano. As a child he showed an aptitude for drawing and received his first artistic instruction from set designer Giuseppe Di Stefano, followed by formal training with neoclassical painter Giuse
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