Piero Fornasetti died on 9 October 1988.

Piero Fornasetti died on 9 October 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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