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(Ascoli Piceno 1929 - Fermignano 2022)
VIOLE, 1974

Etching, signed dated and titled in the plate Walter Piacesi 1974 Viole
Numbered and signed in pencil at the bottom margin 82/275 Walter Piacesi

To the platemak 321 x 268 mm, the full sheet 483 x 348.

Piacesi studied at the Urbino Art Institute, under the guidance of Leonardo Castellani, an etching artist; then at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, where he was professor of engraving in the seventies. A very skilled etcher, this activity was for the artist an opportunity to represent modern life in all its dimensions. He has participated in numerous official exhibitions in Italy, France and Poland. Piacesi has produced more than two hundred etchings.