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Triptych: Prisoners of the Mountain Mist, c. 1910

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Gift of Ruth and Bruce Daytonexpand_more  91.80a-c

Born in Ferrara, Crema studied in Naples and Bologna before moving to Rome in 1903. Much of his earliest work was concerned with socio-humanistic issues. This triptych, however, with its references to an unidentified legend, stems from a phase when the artist's fascination with mythology coincided with an adherence to the color theories of neo-impressionism.



Crema, Triptych: Prisoners of the Mtn. Mist (#092)
Triptych: Prisoners of the Mountain Mist
Artist Life
1883 - 1964
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