|Boathouse with Boats on the Lake, watercolor, Giovanni Giacometti. The fact that the boathouse is unaccountably tilted makes the painting all the more intriguing.|
|Portrait of Ottilia Giacometti, |
1912, Giovanni Giacometti
|The children of artists frequently get called upon to model.|
|There are ten self-portraits above. Giacometti painted at least that many more (not shown).|
|Giacometti was there when his good friend and fellow painter Gianni Segantini died in 1899. He recorded in various media the man's final days, including a portrait after his death.|
|Annetta Giacometti, 1911,|
|Giacometti was a dedicated impressionist, even to the point of |
painting his Swiss snowscapes out in the cold wind and snow.
|The Card Players, Giovanni Giacometti, work reminiscent of Cezanne.|
|Cows in a Mountain Landscape,|
|The sons' art was nothing like that|
of their father. They should have
fed their pets better.