"Oil On Canvas Representing Rural Scene, Post Macchiaioli, Italy XIX - XX Century"Oil painting on canvas depicting a rural scene belonging to the post Macchiaioli current. The painting, at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, describes a day's work in the fields: it is summer, at the beginning of the afternoon, three peasants are resting under a scorching sun in the middle of a wheat field freshly harvested. The light is violent, the colors bright: the painting instinctive and decisive, the landscape reminiscent of the first coastal hills of Tuscany. All the elements which converge towards the current of post Macchiaioli, Tuscan painters active between 1880 and 1920, often disciples of their predecessors Macchiaioli. They were painters linked to their territory, felt as an inexhaustible source of inspiration and research: many chose the Maremma as their favorite territory, others their hometown, still others the neighborhoods of Torre del Lago. and the coast of Versilia. The painting is in excellent condition. Original frame.