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Rubens Santoro | Genre / Marine scenes painter

Rubens Santoro🎨 (1859-1941) was an Neapolitan painter of genre and marine scenes, particularly well-known today for his views of Venice.
He was born in Mongrassano and studied under Giovanni Battista at the Naples Academy.
He then won numerous prices🎨, like a silver medal in Barcelona during the Universal Exhibition in 1911.
He also received two gold medals🎨 in 1891 and 1892. The two paintings exhibited there were acquired by the King of Italy Umberto I.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Santoro see: