Adorno Bonciani – Concerto al Battistero

Adorno Bonciani at the Portrait Painting Gallery

'Concerto al Battistero' or 'Concert at the Baptistery' is an acrylic painting on board by the Italian artist Adorno Bonciani.

Adorno Bonciani was born in Florence in 1920. From an early age he showed a strong artistic inclination, so much so that some drawings he made at elementary school in the 1930s were chosen by Rosai and published in the magazine Il Bargello.

After graduating as a surveyor in 1946,From 1946 to 1960 he stayed in Milan and Venice and began to devote himself to painting assimilating various experiences, the lesson of the great masters of the past, Cubism and Futurism, including some Futurism, but was also inspired by Massimo Campigli and Gentilini, developing a language personal dense poetic tension of experiences and imagination.

He wrote also humorous poems and two books: La candida Valle dell'Ema in 1977 dedicated to his country that inspired him the simple and often funny moods of its people and Ulinto in 1995. He had countless solo exhibitions in Florence, Italy, and abroad, especially in the United States and Japan.


  • Size (h w d): 35 x 25 cm
  • Medium: Acrylic on board
  • Creation Date: c. 1955

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