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Emma Ciardi (1879-1933)

Biography of the Italian painter Emma Ciardi (1879-1933)

Emma Ciardi (1879-1933) was an Italian painter born in Venice in 1879.

Ciardi studied under her father, the artist Gugielmo Ciardi.

She won a gold medal in Munich in 1905; and exhibited in Paris, Turin and Venice. Ciardo also had solo exhibitions at the Leicester Galleries in London in 1910 and 1913; and also at the Fine Art Society in 1928 and 1933.

Ciardi was much influenced by Guardi. She painted Venetian scenes and the gardens, statues and fountains of the great Italian villas. Her work was very popular both in London and in New York where she often exhibited.

Ciardi died in Venice in 1933.

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Lot FS20/397: Emma Ciardi [1879-1933] - Venetian Canal

Emma Ciardi [1879-1933] - Venetian canal - signed, bottom right oil on board 26.5 x 29cm.

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Realised: £3,400