Lucio Ranucci 'Fisherman' oil on canvas 1965

Lucio Ranucci 'Fisherman' oil on canvas 1965

Code: P194


W: 90.5cm (35.6")H: 63.5cm (25")


Lucio Ranucci Fisherman, Oil on canvas. Cubist style. Signed. New frame.

Excellent condition.

Private Collection.

Lucio Ranucci was born in Italy and started out as a journalist after the Second World War. He journeyed to South America and spent 16 years there travelling widely as a journalist and artist. In 1959 he was the first journalist to interview Che Guevara and Fidel Castro after they had captured Havana. Throughout his long life he has painted in a loose cubist manner. His work was exhibited in important Bienale such as the Panamericana in Mexico and in Sao Paulo in 1958. In 1963 he returned to Italy where he has lived ever since. Important commissions include a mural at San Jose airport in Costa Rica.