LUIGI CONCONI (Milan 1852 - 1917) AN UNPUBLISHED PREPARATORY DRAWING FOR THE ETCHING 'EX LIBRIS PER CARLO DOSSI'
Black chalk, stumped. Signed LConconi at bottom right. The book in the center titled EX LIBRIS / DI PISANI; 230 x 385 mm. The drawing, unpublished, is preparatory, in reverse, for the etching Bianchi-Ginex 56.
A writer, politician and diplomat, Carlo Alberto Pisani Dossi (1849-1910)
belonged to the Scapigliati. Luigi Conconi was a friend of Carlo and of his brother, Guido. For the two brothers Conconi designed as an architect, in 1897, their villa in Como.