Andreotti combined his technical precision, learned in his anatomy classes at the Academy, with the new theories on color and technique that were being explored by the Impressionists. His paintings often feature large figures created with a colorful palette and open brush stroke, while keeping true to the academic traditions of anatomical correctness.
-Federico Andreotti - Florence Academic Painter 1847-1930
About Federico Andreotti: The Italian Artist, Federico Andreotti was born in Florence on March 6, 1847 and received his artistic training at the Academy in Florence. There he studied with Enrico Pollastrini, the President of the Academy, and Angiolo Tricca. His academic studies prepared him well for his chosen subject matter – historical figurative works set in the 16th and 17th centuries.