Views of the districts of Paris by the artist Orfeo TAMBURINI for the series "Paris 20+1". These engravings are made with etching and aquatint in colors. The artist signed them in pencil and they are published by Il Cigno in Rome between 1979 and 1981. The stamp of the publishing house is on the bottom right of the work. It is a limited edition of 130 copies. The frames are made of fair wood.
1st district - "strada di seza" (evening road) district of the Louvre with a view of the bouquinistes
5th district - "casa hotel" Pantheon district
17th district - "strada e nuvole" (road and clouds) Batignolles - Monceau district
18th district - "La casa nera" (the black house) district Butte Montmartre
Orfeo TAMBURINI (1910-1994), is an Italian painter and engraver. He is known for his representations of the urban fabric. His passion for engraving and prints with warm intonations and broad lines is inspired by Cézanne. In the 1960s, he was hired by Fortune magazine to depict the major cities of the United States. In 1971, he moved to Paris and illustrated the capital. That same year, the Italian president awarded him the gold medal of cultural merit for his work.
Dim: W: 19,1 in - D: ,8in - H: 23in.
Dim: L:48,5cm, P:2cm, H:58,5cm.
In very good condition.