Alfonso Simonetti

BornDecember 29, 1840 (Naples)

Paintings of Alfonso Simonetti

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The suggestive title and the lonely lady sitting alone at the verge tell the whole story of the painting. The title in Italian translates as “Still Not Back”. Now anyone can understand the lady in the picture is waiting for her loved one with desire and probably a little bit of sulkiness as the promise about coming back is broken. As they say waiting is the hardest part in love, the same yearning the lady is experiencing. The urge, the desire, the powerful will to be with someone is the symbol of the strong affection. Though, as the artist is known for portraying the nocturnal beauties under moonlights, we stand in middle deciding if the portrayal is of day or night. Because the warm colors […]