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    Italy Travel Poster (ENIT, 1936). Poster (27.5" X 39.5") "Lake Garda," Artist: Giuseppe Riccobaldi.
    Giuseppe Riccobaldi's (1887-1976) artistic nature emerged in childhood when he and his brother created a puppet theatre. He went on to study drawing, painting and set design, and was able earn a living illustrating for books, magazines, and later designing movie posters. In the late 1920s, Riccobaldi was hired along with several other talented artists to create travel posters for the ENIT. This beautiful example features the soaring vertical lines of a sunbaked medieval tower nestled along the shoreline of Lake Garda, offset by the hoisted, curved sail of a passing boat in the foreground. Only touchup to a tiny chip in the left and right border was required. Originals of this image are quite rare. Very Fine on Linen.


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