Rubens Santoro Biography
Rubens Santoro was a painter of genre and marine scenes specialising particularly in Venetian views. He came from an artistic family; his father Giovanni Battista, Santoro was a painter and his brother Fransico became Professor at the Institute of Fine Art in Naples under Domenico Morelli. Santoro started exhibiting in Naples, Turin, Venice, Rome and London in 1872 and in Paris in 1896, where he gained an 'honourable mention'. The work of Santoro is represented in the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Museo Nazionale Reggio di Calabria and the Museo Civico, Turin.