Between Agony and Ecstasy: Giacomo Grosso, Italian Painter

Giacomo Grosso, like Bouguereau and many other famous artists internationally acclaimed, evidenced a marked predilection for painting the female figure, which on occasion would stir commotion among the intellectuals of his time. At the same time, however, and like other great artists of his time, he would feel a deep urge to paint religious works of the most precious facture.