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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


Liebig

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


Superator

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

Giulio Marchetti

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


Exposition Int. Milan

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


E&A Mele & Ci

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




La Sera

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

Calzaturificio di Varese

From "Ricordi Portfolio"
printed in Italy 1914, R.15
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E&A Mele & Ci

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


Fleurs de Mousse

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



 

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