Young Italian Woman is a stunning artwork created by Etienne Adolphe Piot, a French painter renowned for his portraits of young women. The painting is an oil on canvas masterpiece measuring 64.8 x 53.3 cm and depicts a beautiful young Italian woman in a red and white dress, and a white bonnet.
Piot captured the beauty and femininity of the 19th-century woman through this artwork. This painting was exhibited in the Paris Salons from 1850 to 1909 and has been one of Piot’s most famous works since then. The captivating image captures the subject’s youthful innocence, making it unforgettable even to viewers who are not avid art collectors or enthusiasts.
During its auction at Sotheby’s in January 2012, Young Italian Woman was sold for $8,750.