"Bouquet - Felice Carena (1879-1966)"An oil on wood measuring 45x33 cm (without the frame) representing a bouquet of flowers by Felice Carena (1879-1966)
He discovered the Secession and between 1913 and 1915 it opens to the influence of the French painting of Cézanne and Matisse who are deeply renovating his pictorial language. In 1922 he organized in Rome with the sculptor Attilio Selva, an art school near the Orti Sallustiani, frequented by Fausto Pirandello, Emanuele Cavalli and Giuseppe Capogrossi. In 1924 he was appointed professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence where he taught until 1945. In Florence he became friends with Ardengo Soffici and Libero Andreotti. In 1945 he moved to Venice where he worked until the end of his days.