The artist I will profile for my post is Giovonni Boldini. One of the reason that I like him, besides his great name, is the topic of most of his works. He does a lot of portraits and paintings of people which is an area of art that i have not yet to become good at. I love the way he uses shading and contrasting values to give life to his paintings.
Boldini was born in 1842 and died in 1931 at the age of 88. His father was also a painter which is where he began his art. his place of birth was Ferrara Italy. He also did some architecture and printmaking. he was sought out to do portraits and to also paint landscapes of cites. His main style was pastel painting. He did work all over Italy, England, and New York.