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Cino Bozzetti, the wood of the harpies


FRANCESCO (CINO) BOZZETTI (Lecce 1876 - Borgoratto Alessandrino 1949) IL BOSCO DELLE ARPIE (The Wood of the Harpies), third version.
Etching, 1913, Dragone 44. A fine impression, printed in black ink on wove paper. Signed in pencil Cino Bozzetti and titled Le arpie all'inferno. Large margins, a tear of c. 3 cm. at the left corner of top margin, otherwise in very good condition. To the platemark 312 x 230 mm, the entire sheet measuring 382 x 300 mm.

Bozzetti was one of the most important Italian etchers of the early twentieth century. He studied in Turin and his paintings and prints have been influenced by Piedmontese nineteenth century painters of landscape and pastoral subjects, as Antonio Fontanesi and Vittorio Avondo. Bozzetti exhibited in Turin, Florence, Rome, Bruxelles, Geneve, London, Venice, Paris. In 1949 Carlo Alberto Petrucci organized a large exhibition of Bozzetti's etchings at the Calcografia Nazionale in Rome.

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