Still life with corn on the cob
60 x 90 cm (frame excluded)
Still life – oil on canvas with original gold highlighted frame – 1950s
Piero Bertacco was born in S. Donà di Piave on November 30, 1924 and from a very young age he devoted himself to painting. He attends the Academy of Fine Arts where he has Guido Cadorin and Bepi Galletti as teachers, and his first personal exhibition is set up at the San Vidal Gallery in Venice.
In 1953, for the purpose of studying, he moved to Milan, where, among others, he attended regularly and fervently binds himself to Mario Sironi and Spartaco Balestrieri; also in 1953 he exhibited in Milan at the Drawing Room.
Returning to Veneto in 1957, he worked intensely and sought a new expressive need in sculpture. At the invitation of the Soviet government he exhibited in Moscow in 1961 at a review of contemporary Italian painting.
In 1962 and 1963 the American Federation of Arts organized numerous exhibitions for him in the main cities of the United States, then in 1964 he participated with 5 works in the international collective of Geneva, in 1967 in Hamburg an exhibition that obtained considerable success, while the City Museum bought A painting.
Bertacco died on November 25, 1984.