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Benvenuto Disertori, il giardino chiuso

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BENVENUTO DISERTORI (Trento 1887 - Milan 1969) IL GIARDINO CHIUSO (The Enclosed Garden; ex libris for U. Salvi)
Woodcut, 1923. Bellini - Alberti 122. A fine impression printed in black ink on Japanese paper. Lightly foxed, otherwise in very good condition. To the border line 55 x 45 mm, the entire sheet measuring 305 x 210 mm. With its original passepartout, which bears on the back the stamped address of Disertori and the inscription in pencil by the artist 34 Ex libris Adespoto / Il giardino chiuso.

Benvenuto Disertori was taught at the Accademia in Venice by Guglielmo Ciardi. Thereafter he travelled widely. He was in Munich, Rome, Berlin, Florence and wandered over the provinces of central Italy. The small cities of Umbria and Tuscany: Fiesole, San Gimigniano, Gubbio, Perugia, awoke his love for poets and artists of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries and here he found his vocations, devoting himself to engraving either in wood or in copper. Disertori was also a musicologist and a collector of musical instruments.

price: 450,00 euros

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