Oreste Cortazzo (1836-1910) c. 1880
* 1817 † 1891
Woodburytype print on paper, mounted on album sheet
Size of sheet: 25 x 16.5 cm. Size of plate: 11.7 x 7.8 cm.
Oreste Cortazzo was an Italian painter and etcher. He worked in Paris where he studied under Léon Bonnat and frequently exhibited at the Paris salons. He was inspired by Japanese painting and also illustrated a large number of works by Balzac.