Pastel on paper, rondo 13.5 x 10.5 inches / Signed and date lower right
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Tojetti was born in Italy, the son of Italian artist Domenico Tojetti, noted fresco artist. Tojetti studied under his father and later in Paris under Gerome and Bouguereau, two of the most famous and sought after French academic artists of that time. He emigrated to the United States and lived in San Francesco before moving to New York City. Tojetti became known for his frescos and genre scene paintings and exhibited widely. He painted mural in the Savoy Hotel, Hoffman House and others in New York City.