Piero Fornasetti died on this day in 1988.

Piero Fornasetti died on this day in 1988. After clashing with his traditional teachers at the Brera Academy in Milan, Fornasetti turned more towards design, working in numerous media. A prolific artist, many of Fornasetti’s designs incorporated the face of soprano Lina Cavalieri, whom he had seen in a magazine.

Varenna from Castello di Vezio, 1939

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