Filippo De Pisis
(1896 - 1956)
Filippo De Pisis was active/lived in Italy. Filippo De Pisis is known for cityscape, maritime scenes, still life and homoerotic male nude sketches.
Filippo de Pisis was an Italian painter-poet who was born Luigi Filippo Tibertelli in Ferrara. In 1919 De Pisis moved to Rome, where he started to paint. While important editors of his time criticized De Pisis for producing overly-sentimental poetry, this emotional streak translated well on canvas.
De Pisis is best known for his cityscapes, metaphysically-inspired maritime scenes, and still lifes, especially those depicting flowers. His work has a particularly airy, in-the-moment quality, and is laden with a sort of pathetic pleasure-pain. De Pisis also executed a large body of lesser-known work, comprising homoerotic sketches of the male nude.
De Pisis spent his life in Rome, Paris and Venice. He lived a very extravagant lif ... Displaying 750 of 1594 characters.