Item 10450. ’IL SACRO NELLA VITA DI UN ARTISTA’: DISEGNI E DIPINTI DI TRENTO LONGARETTI ; MUSEO DEL DUOMO DI MILANO [INSCRIBED BY THE ARTIST]

’IL SACRO NELLA VITA DI UN ARTISTA’: DISEGNI E DIPINTI DI TRENTO LONGARETTI ; MUSEO DEL DUOMO DI MILANO [INSCRIBED BY THE ARTIST]

Milano, 1993. Paperback. Item #38828

1st Edition. Original Illustrated Wrappers. 8vo. 13, [32] pages ; 23 cm. In Italian. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Catalog from Longaretti’s One-Man-Show at the Museo Del Duomo Di Milano (The Museum at the Milan Cathedral) . “Longaretti: From October 21st to November 12th, 1989.” A scarce exhibition catalog from the internationally acclaimed 20th century Italian artist. The exhibit was held by the City of Venice at the Centro Communal di Cultura. “Trento Longaretti (1916 — Present) is an Italian painter from Treviglio, in the Province of Bergamo in Lombardy. He studied at the Brera Academy in the 1930s, where he was taught by renowned artists including painters Aldo Carpi and Pompeo Borra, and sculptors Francesco Messina and Marino Marini. He says that painting is an ‘elixir for long life’, and continues to paint and exhibit as a centenarian…” (Wikipedia, 2017) OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Zentralinstitut Fur Kunstgeschichte, Biblio Hertziana Institut Fur Kunstgesch, Kunsthistorisches Institut In Florenz) , with none in the United States. Some wear to wrappers but overall very good condition. (ITART-1-48).

Price: $100.00

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