Serafino Macchiati
Le Moulin de Nazareth

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Serafino Macchiati (1861-1916)
Two illustrations on canvas for "Le Moulin de Nazareth" by writer Maurice Prevost at "Editions Fayard" 1908
Oil on canvas
55 x 38
Monogrammed on one of the picture

Serafino Macchiati (Camerino, Macerata, 1861 – Paris, 1916) was an Italian painter.

He first studied at the Accademia Clementina of Bologna, and in 1880 move to Rome, where he was an illustrator for the journal “La Tribuna illustrata”. In 1898, the editor Lemerre, lured him to Paris to illustrate the Romance series of Paul Bourget and other periodicals. Vittore Grubicy, and also Giacomo Balla hosted him at Fontenay in 1900, where he painted divisionist impressions of Paris and it surrounding. He had an individual exhibition at the 1922 Venice Biennale.

Macchiati was knighted into the Order of the Crown of Italy. He illustrated for an edition of Dante's Divine comedy, and also painted two canvases on Spiritualist experiences, Le visionnaire and Scena spiritica.


  • Artist
    Serafino Macchiati (1861-1916, Italian)
  • Creation Year
  • Condition
  • Dimensions
    21.65 in. H x 14.96 in. W x 0.79 in. D
  • Seller Location
    Paris, France
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