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Mario Vellani Marchi, caricatural portraits of Vera Vergani and Ruggero Lupi

MARIO VELLANI MARCHI (Modena 1895 - Milan 1979) CARICATURAL PORTRAITS OF THE ACTORS VERA VERGANI (1894-1989) AND RUGGERO LUPI (1884-1933)
Pen and black ink, washed in black, black chalk; 219 x 172 mm. Signed 'VELLANI MARCHI'.
A caricatural sketch for a newspaper or a magazine.

Painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and illustrator, Mario Vellani Marchi studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Modena, under Giuseppe Graziosi and Pio Semeghini. He exhibited in almost all the Venetian Biennials from 1924 to 1950. He also exhibited many times in the Quadriennale in Rome. Vellani Marchi was one of the founders of the Bagutta literary award and collaborated as illustrator with several newspapers and magazines.

price: 330,00 euros

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