Giovanni Boldini (1842 - 1931)
Emilia Cardona, 1927
Pencil, charcoal and blue chalk on paper
300 × 205 mm. (11 ⅔ × 8 ⅛ in.)
Established in 1986 by Enzo Savoia, Bottegantica specialises in Italian paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries. From 2010, with two new spaces, the gallery moved to the centre of Milan. Bottegantica rediscovered masterpieces such as The Acrobat with Violin by Mancini, The Summer Stoll by De Nittis, The Park of Villa Borghese by Balla, Homage to Seurat by Campigli and Place Pigalle by Zandomeneghi. Their greatest exhibition catalogues include: Boldini (1999, 2001, 2003, 2011, 2014 and 2015); Antonio Mancini (2016); Marthine Tayou together with Galleria Continua (2018); Giacomo Balla (2018); Les Italiens à Paris (2018); Private Novecento. From de Chirico to Vedova (2019); Previati in Love (2020). Bottegantica participates at TEFAF Maastricht, TEFAF New York, BIAF (Florence International Antiques Fair) and Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris.