Oil on panel: 35.5 x 25 cm / 14 x 9.8 ins
Signed lower right; two labels on the back
Painter of genre scenes. Orientalist.
Luigi Crosio was particularly known for his 17th century ‘pompier’ style subjects. He exhibited regularly in Turin.
His oil painting “The Curate’s Bible” is part of the collection of the Museo Civico in Torino.
Alba 1835 - Torino 1915
A.M. Comanducci, "I pittori Italiani dell'Ottocento", Milan 1995, p. 170.
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 4, p. 225.