Cerri, M.

  • Polo Scene IV, Polo Scenes (circa 1984), Oil on copper, Image size: 8 x 15 3/4 inches, 22k gold leaf frame with brown crackle sides, Frame size: 10 1/2 x 18 inches.
  • Polo Scene V,  Polo Scenes (circa 1984), Oil on copper, Image size: 8 x 15 3/4 inches, 22k gold leaf frame with brown crackle sides, Frame size: 10 1/2 x 18 inches.
  • Polo Scene III, , Polo Scenes (circa 1984), Oil on copper, Image size: 8 x 15 3/4 inches, 22k gold leaf frame with brown crackle sides, Frame size: 10 1/2 x 18 inches.
  • Polo Scene VIII, , Polo Scenes (circa 1984), Oil on copper, Image size: 8 x 15 3/4 inches, 22k gold leaf frame with brown crackle sides, Frame size: 10 1/2 x 18 inches.
  • Polo Scene VII, , Polo Scenes (circa 1984), Oil on copper, Image size: 8 x 15 3/4 inches, 22k gold leaf frame with brown crackle sides, Frame size: 10 1/2 x 18 inches.

La Belle Époque 1890-1914 Edwardian Era Polo Scenes

Marco Cerri lives in Northern Italy where he paints in oil on copper pictures in a very specific genre all his own. They are paintings of English people engaged at polo, golf or tennis during the Edwardian era. A great deal of research provided a high degree of accuracy to every aspect of these scenes including, of course, the attire and sports equipment,  even the postures and demeanors of the participants. The accuracy of the elements however does not intrude on the overall delight expressed in these tableaux.

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The artist keeps a low profile, enjoying his virtual anonymity. He considers himself a craftsman, who by limiting his sphere of activity, brings that craft closer and closer to perfection.