PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988)

BIOGRAPHY

Graduated from the Academy of Brera, this multicard artist, painter, sculptor, writer, stylist, designer inspired by ancients but also by Chiric, works from the 30's with Gio Ponti, until the 60's. He released a surreal furniture that gives Fornasetti a place quite apart in the Italian design of the 20th century.

WORK

  • PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988) Folding screen "Bosco con Balaustra-Libri" Lacquered wood, brass, lithographic printing H 200 / W 200 cm Italy, Circa 1950 Folding screen composed of four panels, one side represents a wooded landscape with a balustrade, the other a library. Literature: B.Fornasetti, M.Casadio, A. Branzi, Fornasetti, the complete...

  • PIERO FORNASETTI (1913-1988) Ice bucket “Sailing boats and icebergs” Screenprinted metal and anodized aluminum Signed “Fornasetti Milano made in Italy” H 26 / D 23 cm H 10 1/4 / D 9 inches Circa 1960