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Franco Matania (1922-2006)-Signed 20th Century Chalk Drawing, Horse at the Gate

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Description

Pastel is combined with pencil to render a peaceful study of passive horse. The artwork is signed in the bottom right-hand corner, and is well presented in a washline mount. On wove.

Condition

In fine condition.

Size

26.9 x 34.5cm (10.6" x 13.6")

Collection Information

Sulis Fine Art is proud to present this significant collection of works, directly from the studio of the late Franco Matania (1922-2016). The collection features fine figure studies, bold portraits, delicate still life paintings, and charming landscape views in various mediums. Provenance: Studio of Franco Matania (1922-2016); thence by descent to his son Luis Matania.

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Artist Biography

Franco Matania (1922-2016) was born in Naples, Italy, and was a pupil of his uncle, the distinguished artist and illustrator Fortunino Matania RI (1881-1963). In 1935, he gained British nationality, becoming a member of the United Society of Artists, the Society of Graphic Fine Art, and an Associate of the Society of Equestrian Artists. The artist's outstanding technical ability and classical realist style granted him much commercial success.

He painted in various mediums, though he mainly used conté and pastel. Matania's preferred subjects include ballet dancers, still life studies and equestrian subjects. Matania showed at the Mall Galleries, NS, ROI, RA, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and at the Tanisia Gallery in New York. He also exhibited as a solo artist in various other galleries, such as the Alpine Gallery and Campbell & Franks.

More Information
Code qg231
Artist Franco Matania (1922-2006)
Date 20th Century
Dimensions 26.9 x 34.5cm
Medium Pastel
Style Realism
Subject Animals
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