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Mino Maccari A Gangster, 1970

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About the work
  • Medium

    Fine Art Drawings : watercolour

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    6 x 5.4 x 0 inch

  • Support

    Fine Art Drawings on paper

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
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  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    A Gangster is an original watercolor drawing on paper, realized around the Seventies by the great Italian artist and journalist, Mino Maccari (Siena, 1898 - 1989).
    A watercolor (front) and tempera drawing (rear) on ivory-colored and laid paper. On the back another tempera drawing representing a sensual red mouth with parted lips, in the Pop style. With the incredible satiric and caustic touch of the illustrator of Il Selvaggio, this contemporray artwork depicts a Italian-American gangster wielding a small caliber pistol. A funny original drawing by Mino Maccari, of little dimensions but very hight quality, surely could be yours at affordable prices and could enrich your private collectiuon with a Italian satiric touch and elegance!
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Mino Maccari

Italy Born in: 1898

Mino Maccari (Siena, 1898 – Rome, 1989) Mino Maccari was a popular Italian painter and engraver with a caustic personality, called in 1924 by Angiolo Bencini to collaborate as illustrator for the magazine Il Selvaggio, an admittedly intransigent fascist, revolutionary and anti-bourgeois magazine. Here Maccari published his first engravings. and after he took over the direction of the Savage which he held until 1942.

In 1959, he became the director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome; in 1963, he won Antonio Feltrinelli's prize for painting and became president of the San Luca Academy in 1962. In the same year of one of the biggest Italian academic honor, Maccari managed to obtain a personal exhibition at Gallery 63 in New York. His production of drawings, watercolors, tempera, lithographs etc. is exhausted, sometimes in collaboration with prestigious publishing houses (Strapaese, Il selvaggio), of satirical, political or erotic subject matters. He was also famous for erotic and sexual drawings. He has worked for many years at Il Mondo.

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