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GROSSI, A. - Come va il Mondo ? Comment va-t-il le Monde ?
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Come va il Mondo ? Comment va-t-il le Monde ? - GROSSI, A.
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Title : Come va il Mondo ? Comment va-t-il le Monde ?.
Map maker : GROSSI, A..
Date : Bologna, ca. 1879.
Size : 14.8 x 21.5 inches. / 37.5 x 54.5 cm.
Colouring : In printed colours.
Description :Showing a globe with in the middle a puppet theater with label "Teatro delle variata mondiali di commedie a quadri disolvibili meccanismi a fuocco liduido ed a sangue vivo".
Different characters are pulling a rope nailed at different parts of the globe among them are the reactionair, Republican, Monarchist, Oil or petrol man (who according to the artist is the strongest).
Att two sides a calendar for the year 1879. Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak circulation reached 50,000, and in 1878 a Parisian version, 'Le Perroquet', and London edition, 'The Parrot', were launched. 'Il Papagallo' closed in 1915, when Grossi was 70 years old.
More about Augusto Grossi and Il Papagallo. [+]
Condition : Chromo lithography, Good and dark impression. Very fine. Verso blank.
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