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Ceramiche Rometti

Vase "Marcia su Roma"

$ 2,450.00

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Ceramiche Rometti

Dimensions: 8" (Width) 18" (Height)
Handmade in Umbertide

Collection "Edizione". Limited edition reproduction of "Marcia su Roma" artwork by Corrado Cagli (Ancona 1910 - Rome 1976) made in 1930 at the Rometti atelier. In 1938, when Benito Mussolini stepped up the persecution of Jews, Cagli fled to Paris and later went to New York where he became a U.S. citizen. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was involved in the 1944 Normandy landings, and fought in Belgium and Germany. He was with the forces that liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp, and made a series of dramatic drawings on that subject. In 1948, Cagli returned to Rome to take up permanent residence there. From that time forward, he experimented in various abstract and non-figurative techniques (neo-metaphysical, neo-cubist, informal). He was awarded the Guggenheim prize (1946).

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