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Enzo Morelli, caricatural portrait of Enrico Mazzolani

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ENZO MORELLI (Bagnacavallo 1896 - Bogliaco del Garda 1976) CARICATURAL PORTRAIT OF THE SCULPTOR ENRICO MAZZOLANI (Il Decano a Bagutta)
Red chalk, drawn on the back off half a menu of the Bagutta restaurant in Milan. Inscribed in red chalk Mazzolani disegnato da / Morelli and Il Decano / a Bagutta; 237 x 173 mm.

Born in Bagnacavallo, Morelli moved to Milan when he was just thirteen. After having attended school, he began his artist career first as a poster and advertising designer, then as a cartoonist. After World War I, he became part of the artistic movement Novecento Italiano.Morelli specialized in landscapes and portraits. Along his long career as an artist he took part to some of the most important national and international art exhibitions; he taught at the Brera and at Bologna Academy of Fine Arts.

price: 450,00 euros

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