Lot 21
Giuseppe Barison (1853 - 1931) THE READER

1880s
Oil on canvas
54 x 44 cm (h x w)
Signed: Signed upper right: "G. BARISON – VENEZIA"

Starting price
80 000 CZK
   |   3 137 €
Price realized
180 000 CZK
   |   7 059 €
price without premium

The Reader is an exceptional example of the work of Giuseppe Barison, an artist born in Trieste to a family of modest means. Barison found a patron in the aristocratic Anna De Rin, who placed him in apprenticeship in private studios and then enrolled him in the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. In 1872, Barison began to take lessons from the Nazarene painters Karl von Blaas and Eduard Von Engerth. He returned to Trieste in 1876 and later participated in the Esposizione di Belle Arti with a canvas depicting Isabella Orsini, which earned him a two-year scholarship in Rome. After Rome, he spent some years in Venice. Barison spent World War I in the home of Roberto Amadi in Pegli, Liguria. After the war he returned to Trieste, and along with contemporaries Guido Grimani and Ugo Flumiani he continued to paint landscapes, often en plein air.

More works from auction

THE HOLY FAMILY WITH AN ANGEL

Lot 1 Pieter Coecke Van Aelst (1502 - 1550) (follower) THE HOLY FAMILY WITH AN ANGEL

Starting price
450 000 CZK | 17 647 €
Price realized
500 000 CZK | 19 608 €
DAVID RETURNING IN TRIUMPH WITH THE HEAD OF GOLIATH

Lot 2 Antoon Claeissens - circle (1536 - 1613) DAVID RETURNING IN TRIUMPH WITH THE HEAD OF GOLIATH

Starting price
320 000 CZK | 12 549 €
Price realized
320 000 CZK | 12 549 €
STORM AT SEA

Lot 3 Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630 - 1708) STORM AT SEA

Starting price
150 000 CZK | 5 882 €
Price realized
150 000 CZK | 5 882 €
NOAH'S ARCH

Lot 4 Anonym NOAH'S ARCH

Starting price
130 000 CZK | 5 098 €
Sold
PIETÀ

Anonym PIETÀ

68 000 CZK | 2 667 €
A PAIR OF WOODEN STATUES

Lot 6 Anonym A PAIR OF WOODEN STATUES

Starting price
80 000 CZK | 3 137 €
Price realized
90 000 CZK | 3 529 €
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST

Ferdinand Maximilián Brokoff (1688 - 1731) (attributed) THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST

350 000 CZK | 13 725 €
A BOX

Lot 8 A BOX

Starting price
18 000 CZK | 706 €
MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF BOHEMIA

Lot 9 Johann Christoph Müller (1673 - 1721) MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF BOHEMIA

Starting price
130 000 CZK | 5 098 €
Price realized
160 000 CZK | 6 275 €
A NEOCLASSICAL CLOCK

Lot 10 A NEOCLASSICAL CLOCK

Starting price
25 000 CZK | 980 €
Price realized
46 000 CZK | 1 804 €
AN EMPIRE CLOCK WITH MUSIC BOX

Lot 11 AN EMPIRE CLOCK WITH MUSIC BOX

Starting price
30 000 CZK | 1 176 €
Price realized
35 000 CZK | 1 373 €
A PAIR OF BIEDERMEIER ETAGERES

Lot 12 A PAIR OF BIEDERMEIER ETAGERES

Starting price
120 000 CZK | 4 706 €
Price realized
150 000 CZK | 5 882 €
A BIEDERMEIER GLASS CASE

Lot 13 A BIEDERMEIER GLASS CASE

Starting price
90 000 CZK | 3 529 €
Price realized
300 000 CZK | 11 765 €
A PAIR OF BIEDERMEIER CHAIRS

Lot 14 A PAIR OF BIEDERMEIER CHAIRS

Starting price
30 000 CZK | 1 176 €
Price realized
30 000 CZK | 1 176 €
THREE VISTAS OF PRAGUE

Lot 15 Vincenc Morstadt (1802 - 1875) THREE VISTAS OF PRAGUE

Starting price
30 000 CZK | 1 176 €
Price realized
60 000 CZK | 2 353 €
CHARLES BRIDGE WITH THE BRIDGE TOWER

Lot 16 Carl Robert Croll (1800 - 1863) CHARLES BRIDGE WITH THE BRIDGE TOWER

Starting price
95 000 CZK | 3 725 €
Price realized
140 000 CZK | 5 490 €
LANDSCAPE WITH WINDMILLS

Lot 17 Georges Michel (1763 - 1843) LANDSCAPE WITH WINDMILLS

Starting price
140 000 CZK | 5 490 €
LANDSCAPE WITH RIDERS

Lot 18 Cornelis Lieste (1817 - 1861) LANDSCAPE WITH RIDERS

Starting price
24 000 CZK | 941 €
Price realized
31 000 CZK | 1 216 €
THE JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM

Lot 19 Adolf Joseph Weidlich (1816 - 1885) THE JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM

Starting price
40 000 CZK | 1 569 €
Price realized
90 000 CZK | 3 529 €
PORTRAIT OF A LADY IN PERIOD DRESS

Lot 20 Václav Brožík (1851 - 1901) PORTRAIT OF A LADY IN PERIOD DRESS

Starting price
85 000 CZK | 3 333 €
Price realized
85 000 CZK | 3 333 €
THE READER

Lot 21 Giuseppe Barison (1853 - 1931) THE READER

Starting price
80 000 CZK | 3 137 €
Price realized
180 000 CZK | 7 059 €
A MINIATURE MADONNA

Lot 22 A MINIATURE MADONNA

Starting price
18 000 CZK | 706 €
A GOLD BOX

Lot 23 A GOLD BOX

Starting price
28 000 CZK | 1 098 €
Price realized
60 000 CZK | 2 353 €
FOREST LANDSCAPE WITH AVIFAUNA IN WINTER

Lot 24 Antonín Chittussi (1847 - 1891) FOREST LANDSCAPE WITH AVIFAUNA IN WINTER

Starting price
180 000 CZK | 7 059 €
Price realized
180 000 CZK | 7 059 €