Inspired by Baroque painters -Caravaggio in particular- Roberto Ferri is an Italian painter known for working also in the Baroque Era style. Ferri was born in Fontanaviva, Taranto, Italy in 1978. For biographical notes -in english and italian- by Roberto Ferri see: Roberto Ferri, 1978 | Baroque Era style painter ➦
From a well-known family of Chios, Greek painter Theodoros Rallis Θεόδωρος Ράλλης [1852-1909] worked for a brief period in the commercial house of Rallis-Mavroyannis in London, but abandoned his entrepreneurial career and settled permanently in Paris, at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. There he studied painting under the academic teacher and Orientalist painter Jean-Leon Gerome until approximately 1880. In 1873 he took part in the Salon des Refuses.
Roberto Ferri (born is an Italian artist and painter from Taranto, Italy, who is deeply inspired by Baroque painters (Caravaggio in particular) and other old masters of Romanticism, the Academy, and Symbolism.