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Featured poster is reproduced from Silvana
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/15/2013

Best of 2013: Italian Advertising and Italian Fashion Posters, 1890-1950

"A Difficult Task" (February, 1926), is reproduced from Posters: Advertising and Italian Fashion, 1890-1950, Silvana's charming new collection of vintage Italian poster art. Essayist Anna Villari writes, "The 'tomboy' appeared in Italian magazines like La Scena Illustrata, a bimonthly review of literature, art, theatre, news and sport founded in 1885 by Pilade Pollazzi in Florence, with an international slant and elegant Art Nouveau graphics. In the 1920s, its pages were full of delightful young women, sporty, casual, impish, and often single, captured in a moment of pleasant leisure with their girlfriends, and more than anything else, crazy about shopping."

Posters: Advertising and Italian Fashion, 1890-1950

Posters: Advertising and Italian Fashion, 1890-1950

Silvana Editoriale
Clth, 9.5 x 11 in. / 238 pgs / 280 color.





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