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A Fine Pair of Interior Scenes by Giacomo Mantegazza
Depicting 'Introduction to Court' and 'The Dancing Lesson', two oil on canvas paintings, in the 18th century manner, signed and inscribed G. Mantegazza Milano, lower left.
Giacomo Mantegazza (Italian, 1853-1920)
Benezit, Dictionary of Artists, published Grund 2006, Volume 9 pp 186 records the artist as being born in Saronno, Lombardy, and died in Cernobbio, near Milan; he studied at the Accademia di Belle Arte Brera, under the tutelage of Guiseppe Bertini, who was noted for his detailed paintings of Renaissance life.