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Leopoldo Metlicovitz

Italian (1868-1944)

Metlicovitz became a painter and portraitist without any formal training. He came to Milan in 1891 and joined the Ricordi Printing house, quickly becoming it's technical director. He developed an original approach to light and shadow and became one of Italy's greatest Poster artists creating some of the most famous "Mele" designs among others. A true Master.

 


Leopoldo Metlicovitz - Poster Gallery
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E&A Mele & Ci

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.22



I Buffoni

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.16

E&A Mele & Ci

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.23

Kupperberg Gold

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.23

Giovanni Gallvrese

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.28



Sunlight Sapone

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.27
Sold


Liebig

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.25
Sold


Superator

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.29
Sold

Giulio Marchetti

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.17
Sold


Exposition Int. Milan

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.21
Sold


E&A Mele & Ci

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.20
Sold



La Sera

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914
, R.26
Sold

Calzaturificio di Varese

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.15
Sold


E&A Mele & Ci

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.19

Sold

Fleurs de Mousse

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.18

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