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Cesare August Detti Italian 1847 – 1914
A gifted genre painter, Cesare Detti established his reputation as a specialist in “costume pictures.” These works were of subjects chosen mainly for their suitability for picturesque treatment; usually of by gone ages when dress played a distinctive part of rank in society.
People held a fascination for earlier time, and artists, catering to that interest, attempted to capture their imagination. As Alfr (showing 500 of 2042 characters).