Carlo Carrà (1831-1966), The Mill at St. Anna (1921)(Proprieta Gabbrielli Scalini, Milan, Italy). 91 x 80 cm. "Carlo Carrà was one of the most influential Italian painters of the first half of the 20th century.He is best known for his still lifes in the style of Metaphysical painting.He studied painting briefly at the Brera Academy in Milan, but he was largely self-taught. In 1909 he met the poet Filippo Marinetti and the artist Umberto Boccioni, who converted him to Futurism..."
... It is only by combing the information furnished by all the earth sciences that we can hope to determine 'truth' here, that is to say, to find the picture that sets out all the known facts in the best arrangement and that therefore has the highest degree of probability. Further, we have to be prepared always for the possibility that each new discovery, no matter what science furnishes it, may modify the conclusions we draw. AW