Rubens Santoro Biography
Rubens Santoro was an Italian painter of genre and marine scenes. He was born in Mongrassano on 25th October 1859 and studied under Giovanni Battista at the Naples Academy. Upon completing his studies, Santoro travelled around Southern Europe, visiting Naples, Turin, Venice and Rome, painting as he went. In his later years he also travelled to the north of Europe, visiting London and Paris. Santoro was a respected and skilled painter, particularly well-known today for his views of Venice. He spent his later years in Turin, where he died in 1942.