Artists of Monferrato: Matilda Izzia di Ricaldone
Among the great artists of our country, which in a number of fields were given visibility to the Monferrato, there’s for sure Matilda Izzia di Ricaldone, wife of the historian Aldo di Ricaldone.
She died in 2005 in Moncalvo was born in Casale Monferrato had a way of life that has always been associated with our area and with art. To read other articles about the art of Monferrato and in our territory, click here.
This summer the town of Moncalvo has dedicated her a major retrospective to emphasize the colors and landscapes that took in our land.
Her paintings, scattered in private collections across Europe narrows about great ladies and and landscapes, by some called italian Matisse and also the famous critic Vittorio Sgarbi has some of her works.
After she graduate art school and later the Accademia Albertina in Turin, has launched three major artistic periods in its production:
1950-60 study of ancient art techniques, you can breathe in the air the influence of renowned artist of our land Bistolfi.
1960-70 Impressionist and post Impressionist influences
1970.1982 the work veers toward expressionism.
She also exhibited at the Galleria Fazal in Turin. We can think and hope that in the future our countries want to emphasize this important artist of the territory, which even as an elderly, in nursing home, narrows the legend in which she asked, “when can I expose my paintings?”. To learn about exhibitions and events of Monferrato continues to follow in the relevant section of our site: Events
To see the home of Matilda Izzia, click here.