Franco Gentilini 1957
Franco Gentilini art print on cotton foulard in oak frame
Numbered edition of 400 pieces, created in 1957.
Each foulard is numbered by hand, manufactured by Galleria del Cavallino in Venice. The gallery was founded in 1942 by Carlo Cardazzo, a visionary gallerist and art collector who enjoyed close-knit relationships with many of the greatest international post-war artists and who also collaborated with Peggy Guggenheim.
Galleria del Cavallino created a series of art foulards with international artists, from Sonia Delaunay to Lucio Fontana.
80 x 83 cm
Franco Gentilini (1909-1981) was an Italian artist widely exhibited throughout his career, beginning in 1930 when the jury of the Venice Biennale selects one of his paintings. His work is characterized by a distinct style combining painting and drawing.
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