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Bruno Cassinari, fallen horse

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BRUNO CASSINARI (Piacenza 1912 - Milan 1992) FALLEN HORSE
Black ink over traces in black chalk. Soft wove paper with watermark CM FABRIANO Signed Cassinari, 480 x 665 mm.

Bruno Cassinari moved to Milan in 1929. He trained as a painter in the Brera under Aldo Carpi and joined the group Corrente. In 1946, he helped found the Fronte Nuovo delle Arti, an association aiming to restore optimism to post-war Italian art. Other members were Renato Birolli, Renato Guttuso, Ennio Morlotti, Leonardo Leoncillo, and Alberto Viani. The artist lived in Antibes from 1949 to 1953 and personally met Picasso – whom he was called by to exhibit at the Musée d’Antibes in the summer 1950 –, as well as Georges Braque, Marc Chagall, Paul Eluard, Jean Cocteau. in the Fifties, Cassinari’s work not only was receiving tributes at La Biennale di Venezia (1952), but was also renowned on the international artistic circle for the artist’s participation in influential exhibitions in the United States (1952; 1957), in Australia (1956), in South America (1957).

price: 1.500,00 euros

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