Federico Andreotti was born in
Florence, Italy on March 8, 1847.
His early studies in the arts were
with Angiolo Tricca and Stefano
Ussi at the Florentine Academy
of the Fine Arts.
He is known as a prolific painter in
the realistic genre, but he is
famous for his aristocratic scenes.
He gained an appointment as a professor at the Academy at
a young age. He painted many canvases in Florence, Rome,
and other big Italian cities.
He combined his artistic talent with his knowledge of the
His paintings depicted the
gentries aristocracy in their
finest dress. The elaborate period dress and the sophisticated airs of his
subjects gave his paintings a
special air, sometimes described
as Rococo Revival.
He is praised for his dramatic
use of color in his paintings.
Federico died in 1930 in Florence. His work is widely sought after in auction houses in Europe.
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