Costantini began his artistic career in 1904 undertaking studies at the Academy of Fine Arts of Palermo under the guidance of the sculptor Mario Rutelli. There are numerous exhibitions in which he participated: in 1905 in Turin, in 1906 at the Universal Exposition in Florence and again in Florence in 1907 where he exhibited ‘Fiore di Campo’ and ‘On the beach’, shortly before moving to France.
In 1908 he made his debut at the Paris Independent Living Show with two works and became a member of the French National Fine Arts Society.
He returned to Italy in 1910 and participated in the IX Venice Biennale with ‘Breton’ and ‘La cucitrice’.
DIMENSIONS: (unframed) 127.0 x 78.7 cm/50.0 x 31.0 ins
(framed) 160.8 x 111.8 cm/63.3 x 44.0 ins
SIGNATURE:Signed ‘V. Costantini’ (lower left)
MEDIUM: Oil on canvas