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Vittorio Matteo Corcos | An Elegant Lady in a Pink Hat and Dress, 1888

Vittorio Matteo Corcos🎨 (4 October 1859 - 8 November 1933) was an Italian painter🎨, known for his portraits.
Many of his genre works🎨 depict winsome and finely dressed young men and women, in moments of repose and recreation.
He was born to Jewish parents, in Livorno. He trained at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence under Enrico Pollastrini.
Between 1878-1879 he worked under Domenico Morelli🎨 in Naples.

Vittorio Matteo Corcos, 1924 | Museo Fattori

He then traveled to Paris where he met Léon Bonnat, and signed a contract with the Goupil and Cie, he was able to supplement his income as a portrait painter with illustrations for magazines. He frequented the circles of Giuseppe De Nittis🎨.

Between 1881-1886, he frequently exhibited at the Salon.
He died in Florence in 1933.

Vittorio Matteo Corcos🎨 (Livorno, 4 ottobre 1859 - Firenze, 8 novembre 1933) è stato un pittore Italiano🎨, conosciuto in particolare per i suoi realistici ritratti.