Studies of Figures for the Apotheosis of Bodoni

Pen and brown ink and wash | 17.5 x 10.8cm | c. 1800

Giuseppe Bossi

Scholars know little about this simple sketch, celebrating Giambattista Bodoni, an Italian printer who designed several modern typefaces in the late 1700s. It was probably taken from the pages of a notebook, as the top of the mount has been stamped w...
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