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Name Brunelleschi, Umberto
Life Dates 1879-1949
Nationality Italian
Occupation Illustrator, Designer, Costume Designer, Caricaturist
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1934.1.157

Art-2D Collection - 1934.1.157

Rosaura from "Masks and Characters of Italian Theatre," 1914, color lithograph, from an edition of "Le Journal des Dames et des Modes." The Journal des Dames et Des Modes aimed to appeal to aesthetes, and to reflect the intellectual and artistic atmosphere of Paris from 1912-14, the Belle Epoque. It distinguished itself from other periodicals of the time, most of which were illustrated by photography, by using rich and vivid pochoir prints drawn by leading artists of the day by applying hand-colored stencils over copperplate engravings. It was published three times a month for subscribers, who paid 100 francs/year, but ended with the outbreak of the First World War. A form of improvisa

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1934.1.158

Art-2D Collection - 1934.1.158

Giacometta, from "Masks and Characters of Italian Theatre," 1914, color lithograph, from an edition of "Le Journal des Dames et des Modes." The Journal des Dames et Des Modes aimed to appeal to aesthetes, and to reflect the intellectual and artistic atmosphere of Paris from 1912-14, the Belle Epoque. It distinguished itself from other periodicals of the time, most of which were illustrated by photography, by usign rich and vivid pochoir prints drawn by leading artists of the day by applying hand-colored stencils over copperplate engravings. It was published three times a month for subscribers, who paid 100 francs/year, but ended with the outbreak of the First World War. A form of impro