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Aleardo Terzi
Trajan Column - Original China Ink Drawing by A. Terzi - 1899




Trajan Column is an original artwork realized by Aleardo Terzi in 1899 circa. China ink and watercolored china ink with tempera details. Hand-signed on the upper left corner "A. Terzi". Good conditions. Reference: Niccolò D'Agati, Aleardo Terzi / Una inedita serie postale ed altri lavori giovanili (in Aa.Vv. CONI D'OMBRA /Arte a Roma 1900-1940), Roma 2019, pp. 117-126. Very beautiful china ink work representing the famous Trajan column and the Nomentano bridge. Both the views of this illustrations are realized on different sheets glued on a decorated sheet realized by the artist for the application of the drawings. The work has been realized by the Italian illustrator and artist Aleardo Terzi (Palermo, 1870 - Castelletto sopra Ticino, 1943). Terzi was born in a good family: his father Andrea was an important illustrator and, his mother Rose Engel, was born in a family close to the library factory. His brother Amedeo will became a drawer and will collaborate with Aleardo in some periods of his career. Aleardo attender the Academy of Fine Arts of Palermo that abandoned to collaborate with "La Tribuna Illustrata, an illustrated review. During this period he started to refine his graphic style where appear for the first time the feminine figure. In 1898 he moved to Milan, invited by his friend Mataloni, and began working at Officine Ricordi, where he met the most important advertising poster designers such as Adolfo Hohenstei and Marcello Dudovich. In 1904 he was nominated director and drawer at Danesi (Rome). Since 1911 he began the important collaboration with the publisher Edoardo Chappuis (Boulogne). During this period he also decorated majolicas for Richard-Ginori and realized scenographies and costume for the Theatre. This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist who has died requires a licence for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the licence according to the final destination of the artwork.


  • Creator
    Aleardo Terzi (1870 - 1943, Italian)
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  • Dimensions
    Height: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Width: 12.88 in. (32.7 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Roma, IT
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    Seller: M-1022161stDibs: LU65034667192

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