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Set of four engravings by Orfeo Tamburi, color lithographs depicting the streets of Paris. Each is signed by the artist in pencil and stamped by the art publisher Il Cigno in Rome. These are limited editions of 130, produced between 1979 and 1981. They are sold in light wood frames. Artist's proofs (P.A). Each etching is accompanied by a booklet of text and drawings illustrating each arrondissement of Paris.

- 7th arrondissement - Palais Bourbon, where blind cyclists and invalids play pétanque, "la Casa Bianca" (the White House), possibly rue de Babylone
- 8th arrondissement - Elysée, where Paris is the only place with a good beak, "Square Saint-Augustin"
- 12th arrondissement - Nous n'irons plus aux bois, les lauriers sont coupés, "Hôtel de la Nation" quartier Reuilly
- 19th arrondissement - Villette-Belleville or abattoirs and Temple de l'Amour, "la nuvola binuca" (the white cloud) quartier Vilette-Belleville

Orfeo TAMBURI (1910-1994) is known for his portraits of urban life. Fascinated by Cézanne, he developed a warm-toned style with broad lines. He moved to Paris in 1971 and illustrated the capital. That same year, he was awarded the Gold Medal of Italian Cultural Merit.

Engraving size: 27x38xm

Dim: W:48,5cm, D:2cm, H:58,5cm.

Circa: 1980

Condition report: in very good condition.

Period: 20th century
Style: Modern - Contemporary
Technology: Paper, Aquatint, Etching
LP : 30143
Availability : Object available
Width : 49 (cm)
Height 59 (cm)
Depth 2 (cm)
Delivery : Calculated at time of payment

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