Oil/canvas, 52 x 41,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Antonio Rotta Venezia 1871, min. pigment loss. - Italian history a. figure painter. R. studied at the Venice academy under L. Lipparini a. specialized in folk life subjects which he depicted with empathy a. artistical virtue. He exhibited among others in Milan, Berlin a. Paris, where he won a medal at the Salon of 1878. - Mus.: Triest, Philadelphia, Helsinki, Gorizia. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker.