Vittorio Mateo Corcos
(1859 - 1933)
Vittorio Mateo Corcos was active/lived in Italy. Vittorio Corcos is known for portrait and interior painting.
Biography Vittorio Mateo Corcos
Born in Leghorn, Italy on 4 October 1859, in the 1870's Corcos studied at the "Accademia delle Belle Arti di Firenze" under Enrico Pollastrini. Between 1878 and 1879 he was in Naples at Domenico Morelli's studio whose work, rich in literary associations and formal ideas made a great impression on him. A work that illustrates Morelli's influence, Arabo in preghiera (The Praying Arab), dates from this period.
In 1880 Corcos moved to Paris where he signed a two-week contract with the Goupil Art Gallery. From time to time he went to the studio of Léon Bonnat, portrait painter to the Parisian upper middle class and he successfully became part of elite art circles. For his own paintings he chose fashionable themes: female port
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