Mercury Passing Before The Sun by Giacomo Balla was created in 1914. The painting is in private collection and is made as an oil on canvas.
About the Artist: Italian painter Giacomo Balla was born in Turin. He was, art teacher and poet best known as a key proponent of Futurism. By age 20, his interest in visual art had developed to such a level that he decided to study painting at local academies, and several of his early works were shown at exhibitions. Following academic studies at the University of Turin, Balla moved to Rome in 1895. For several years he worked in Rome as an illustrator, caricaturist and portrait painter… Read more