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(Bologna 1894 - Milan 1958)

Etching and aquatint printed in two colours. Signed in the plate VENEZIANI, titled, numbered and signed in pencil at bottom  PESCE STRIATO AL/I U. C. Veneziani.
To the platemark 264 x 264 mm; the full sheet measuring 425 x 342

After the the completion of his studies at the Bera's Academy, Ubaldo Veneziani became known as a fashion illustrator, and his drawings appeared in several women’s fashion magazines. He was active as a gifted painter, book illustrator and poster designer in the 1930’s and 1940’s, Veneziani eventually gave up a career in the advertising business to devote himself solely to art and design.