Giuseppe Bernardino Bison (1762-1844)

Giuseppe Bernardino Bison was an Italian painter, known principally for his history paintings, genre scenes, whimsical and imaginary landscapes. Bison was born in Palmanova but later moved to Brescia. He then moved to Venice, where he associated himself with Canaletto’s studio. Bison’s work was influenced by Tiepolo and Guardi as well as Marco Ricci, Giuseppe Zais and Antonio Diziani.