FRAMMENTI DI VITA e pagine inedite.

Riccardo, Gualino (1879-1964)

Published by Roma: Famija Piemontisa 1966., 1966
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First edition - First printing, a trade paperback original. Posthumous publication of the diary of this noted entrepreneur - one who "shot up to the top of the industrial and financial world of Piedmont through buccaneering international speculation. Like the great American magnates, he endorsed his rise up the social ladder by devoting himself to art collecting. . . Advised by Lionello Venturi, he also took an interest in contemporary art and acted as a patron, helping to bring the cultural world of Turin into line with the times. Ruined by the financial crash in 1930-31, he was interned on the island of Lipari. His assets were confiscated and entrusted to the Bank of Italy, and then sold off to a number of different purchasers." Frontispiece portrait of Riccardo Gualino by Felice Casorati, 1922. Prefazione di Ermanno Gurgo Salice. Con il saggio di Marziano Bernardi, "Gualino e la cultura torinese." In appendice serie degli spettacoli del Teatro di Torino 1925-1930. Text in Italian only. xiv, 248 pp plus 4 pp indice. Bound in cream wrappers with red and black lettering. Near fine - gift inscription on first page, a few marginal brackets in the preface only. Bookseller Inventory # 56711

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Title: FRAMMENTI DI VITA e pagine inedite.

Publisher: Roma: Famija Piemontisa 1966.

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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