(1927 - 2009)
Norberto was active/lived in Italy. Norberto is known for Naive style painting, sculpture.
Norberto was a painter of naive art, known worldwide by
his works that contain dozens of industrious "little monks".
Luigi Proietti, known as Norberto, was born in the close knit and charming hamlet of Spello in 1927.
He went on to immortalize the fairytale-like collection of ancient stone houses of his home town in most of his paintings: paintings that were set in delightful medieval villages framed by the sky and countryside.
Norberto was born into a working class family: his father was an agent in the livestock trade who also sold olives and grain and at the same time, he managed a modest trattoria. His mother helped out in the trattoria and was also a dressmaker of outfits for first communions.
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