Gianni Borta (Italian, b. 1941) colorful surrealist depiction of flowers and nude forms; marked to bottom left illegibly, titled to bottom middle, and signed to bottom right; marked in Italian verso; "Albicocco Santini Udine" raised stamp to bottom right corner of paper; measures approximately 20-1/8" x 28" with frame and has a sight image of approximately 19-3/4" x 27-1/4"; in Good overall condition. Gianni Borta was born in Udine, Italy where he now lives. He is acknowledged by the critics as one of the most important and expressive painters of the new generation and for some years his work has been a standard for the valuation of paintings. He has taken part in 850 exhibitions in Italy and other countries, and has been awarded 220 national and international prizes. As well as his fame as a painter he is also well known as a graphic designer and illustrator of books, magazines, and posters.