A Decorated Column. Oil on canvas signed V. Tojetti. Virgilio Tojetti (Italian 1849-1901) was born in Rome and studied under his father and later under Bouguereau. He moved to San Francisco in 1871 and subsequently to New York where he won numerous commissions for the Savoy Hotel, Hoffman House and others and he continued genre painting throughout his lifetime. 

The present work depicts three Romantic children busily decorating a columns with floral and foliate garlands.

50”h x 23”w framed

40”h x 13”w canvas