28 x 20 in 70 x 50 cm

Cassinari captures the sights of a farm in rural Italy with the depiction of a proud red rooster mingling with the colorful patchwork of varying crops sprouting from the fields, awaiting harvest. Rays of orange sunlight pierce the rich soil in front of a deep blue sky backdrop.

Bruno Cassinari ( 1912 - 1992 ).

Born Piacenza, Italy October 29,1912 ans died in Milan,Italy March 26,1992. He was an Italian Painter and sclupture, active in a style mixing cubist and expressionist elements.

He trained as a painter in ther Brera Academy under Aldo Carpi. In 1946, he helped found the fronte Nuovo delle Arti, as association aiming to restore optimism to port-war Italian art. Other members were Renato Birlli, Renato Guttuso, Ennio Morlotti, Leonardo Leoncillo and Alberto Viani.