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Luigi Bartolini


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Works by Luigi Bartolini

Untitled

1991

70 x 100cm

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Luigi Bartolini (8 February 1892 – 16 May 1963) was an Italian painter, writer, and poet. He is known for his novel, Bicycle Thieves, upon which the Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica and of the same title was based. He published over 70 books during his lifetime. His work was also part of the painting event in the art competition at the 1948 Summer Olympics.

  • 1928 - First participation in the Venice Biennale
  • 1932 - Italian engraving exhibition - 1st Prize
  • 1935 - 1st Rome Quadrienniale - 1st Prize for engraving
  • 1939 - 2nd Rome Quadrienniale - 1st Prize for engraving
  • 1942 - XXII Venice Biennale - Personal room and 1st prize for engraving
  • 1950 - Lugano International Award - 1st prize
  • 1951 - Solo exhibition at the Silvagni gallery in Paris
  • 1952 - Personal exhibition at the National Chalcography in Rome
  • 1952 - XXVI Venice Biennale - Engraving Award
  • 1953 - Personal exhibition in Brussels at the Royal Library
  • 1953 - Chianciano Prize for poetry with the book "Pianete"
  • 1954 - Marzotto Prize for literature with D. Buzzati
  • 1956 - Marzotto prize for painting
  • 1956 - III Bienniale of Engraving in Venice - Prize of the Presidency of the Council
  • 1960 - He was appointed Academician of San Luca
  • 1962 - XXXI Venice Biennale - Personal room
  • 1962 - Personal exhibition at the National Chalcography in Rome
  • 1965 - IX Rome Quadrienniale - Personal room