Italian Rococo artist, Federico Andreotti was born in Florence on March 6, 1847. He initially studied with Angiolo Tricca and Stefano Ussi, and at the Florentine Academy of Fine Arts, later becoming the Professor at the Academy. He was a prolific artist in Rome, Florence, and other Italian cities; painting realistic genre and aristocratic scenes, often in dress from the 18th centuries. He died in 1930.
Above: The Key to Her Heart signed oil on canvas 26 x 19 ins
Below: Rococo Pair (also by Andreotti)