Mario Carraro, Italian (1896 - 1978)
Mario Carraro (Mestre 1896 - Venezia 1978) began with studies at the Accademia Albertina Turin and at the Superior Art Institute in Venice.
Principal collective exibition: Bevilacqua La Masa, Milan, Padua, Burano, Rome, London, Chelsea, Bruges, Gand.
Among the awards please note: Naples, Burano, Strà, Count Volpi.
In 1972 Paolo Rizzi wrote: "If an historical indication may be lawfully given, is a love never dampened for the great Venetian tradition: in a line of the XIX century of Veneto, but very vaguely. Titian and Guardi, precisely: namely painting - painting of the sixteenth century, which is juice, taste, colour relived a reality within the fat folds of a subject always rich, wonderfully vital in its thousands colours. Within these two poles, taking a categorical meaning, Carraro moved himself. Everything within the honesty of an "occupation" that he could not allow subterfuges and loopholes …"