Giuseppe Riva (Italian, 1834 - 1916)
'' Preparing for the Ball ''
Watercolour on paper
A fine and beautiful 19th century portrait of an elegant lady preparing for a ball, in original gilt frame.
Giuseppe Riva was an Italian lawyer and painter, known for portraits, historical paintings and landscapes. He exhibited at the Milan exposition in 1872, the Turin Exhibition of Fine Arts in 1883 and the Rome Exposition in the same year.