Sunday, November 30, 2014

Portraits by Italian Nella Marchesini 1901-1953


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Women with a Fan 1925



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Reading a Newspaper 1925



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Daphne Maugham Casorati  1928



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) The Family - With the Support of Parents 1928-30


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Father and Sister 1930-35



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Girl from Street 1930



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) In a White Robe 1933 (Probably a self-portrait)



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Her Sister Mary 1935


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Laura with a Rose 1940.



Self-Portraits Italian Nella Marchesini 1901-1953


Italian Nella Marchesini’s (1901-1953) self-portraits became progressively more expressive & delicate throughout the 1930s. The artist & her husband, painter Ugo Malvano, worked in Italy under the repressive policies of Mussolini, when they retreated to the hills around Turin. During WW II, her self-portraits became stronger once again.

Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait with Book 1923


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait with Hat 1925



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Portrait of Girl with a Flowered Screen - Self Portrait 1925


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait in White 1928


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) White Beds 1928-30


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait at Window 1930


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait 1930


Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Spring Self-Portrait 1930



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Irises Self-Portrait 1931



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait with Green Coat 1940



Nella Marchesini (1901-1953) Self-Portrait Winter 1942-44