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BENVENUTO DISERTORI
(Trento 1887 - Milan 1969)
LE TRE GRAZIE, 1930-1932

Etching and engraving. Bellini - Alberti 48. Only state, signed in the plate with the monogream BD, signed in pen at bottom Benvenuto Disertori, titled in pencil Le tre Grazie
Printed in black ink on wove paper. With margins, minimal faults. To the platemark 305 x 235 mm, the full sheet measuring 390 x 318 mm.

Benvenuto Disertori was taught at the Accademia in Venice by Guglielmo Ciardi. Thereafter he travelled widely. He was in Munich, Rome, Berlin, Florence and wandered over the provinces of central Italy. The small cities of Umbria and Tuscany: Fiesole, San Gimigniano, Gubbio, Perugia, awoke his love for poets and artists of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries and here he found his vocations, devoting himself to engraving either in wood or in copper. Disertori was also a musicologist and a collector of musical instruments.