Textual description of firstImageUrl

Antonio Fontanesi | Aprile (Sulle rive del lago del Bourget, in Savoia), 1864

Antonio Fontanesi (1818-1882) is considered one of the most important Italian painters of the XIX century. His landscapes influenced several Italian painters of the symbolist generation as well as the 20C Futurist Carlo Carrà.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Fontanesi see Antonio Fontanesi | Barbizon School painter.