By Anne Leader

Italian painter and sculptor Ferruccio Ferrazzi was born on 15 March 1891 in Rome. He trained with his father Stanislao (d. 1943) and also studied at the Istituto di Belle Arti in Rome. He also studied French painting, especially the work of Post-Impressionist Paul Cézanne, and found inspiration in traditional figure painting tinged with haunting psychological depth.

Reference: Matthew Gale. “Ferrazzi, Ferruccio.” Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online. Oxford University Press. .

Maternità, 1912, oil on canvas. Milan, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia “Leonardo da Vinci”

Viaggio tragico, 1925, oil on canvas. Private collection.

Portrait of Ferruccio Ferrazzi (1891-1978)

Self portrait as Lazarus, 1922, oil on canvas. Private collection

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