“Marine with boats and characters” – Oil on canvas by Leonardo Roda dating back to the early 1900s, signed on the lower right.
RODA LEONARDO. Born in Racconigi in 1868, died in Turin in 1933. A pupil of Marco Calderini, he participated in various exhibitions in Turin and Milan. He was a faithful, tireless reproducer of the Matterhorn. «In the last decade his brush stroke got tired and he also suffered morally. Six months before he died he managed to deliver eighteen commission paintings for a Roman house of art: but it was his last effort » (Dragone). Some of his works: Raggio di sole; Nomadic life; Quiet corner, purchased by the Society for Fine Arts of Turin in 1914.
Period: Early 1900s
Measures: In frame H 79.5 x L 109.5 x P 5 / Canvas H 70 x L 105.5 cm