(fl. 1881 to 1907)
Augusto Moriani was active/lived in Italy. Augusto Moriani is known for watercolor genre and portrait painting, frescoes, oil landscapes.
Biography Augusto Moriani
Augusto Moriani (19th-20th Century) was a Neapolitan artist who specialized in watercolor genre portraits of “tipi napolitani”, or workaday people around the Bay of Naples. He was not the first in Italy to produce a body of such portraits, but he was almost certainly among the first in Naples to do so, along with Edoardo Forlenza and Bernardo Hay. A few watercolors of scenes around the Bay of Naples are known; and several oils are also known.
Much of his life he lived in Sorrento, although it is not known if he was born or died there. Several of his watercolors are cited to Sorrento below the signature; and indeed one Italian source (1) refers to Moriani as a Sorrentine watercolorist. It appears that Moriani also spent an extended pe
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