Giovanni Boldini - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Giovanni Boldini

Style: Realism;Impressionism;Academicism

Place: Ferrera

Born: 1842

Death: 1931

Nationality: Italy


Giovanni Boldini (31 December 1842 - 11 July 1931) was an Italian genre and portrait painter, belonging to the School Of Paris. According to a 1933 article in Time magazine, he was known as the "Master of Swish" because of his flowing style of painting. Boldini was born in Ferrara, the son of a painter of religious subjects, and went to Florence in...