MENZIO Francesco

Tempio Pausania (SS), 1899 - Turin, 1979

  • FD230

    Self Portrait, 1935-1938, Oil on canvas, 33 x 45 cm
  • FD350

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Il Sapiente” di Carolus Bovillus, Einaudi, Torino, 1943, India ink on paper, 29.6 x 21.3 cm
  • FD351

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Una storia vera” di Luciano Samosata, Einaudi, Torino, 1943, India ink on paper, 15.2 x 13.4 cm
  • FD353

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Autobiografia” di Gerolamo Cardano, Einaudi, Torino, 1945, India ink on paper, 232 x 182 cm
  • FD352

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Vathek” di William Beckford, Einaudi, Torino, 1946, India ink on paper, 233 x 160 cm
  • FD354

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Memorie e pensieri d'amore” di Giacomo Leopardi, Einaudi, Torino, India ink on paper, 177 x 154 cm
  • FD355

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Della tirannide” di Vittorio Alfieri, Einaudi, Torino, India ink on paper, 16.4 x 18.6 cm
  • FD356

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Il matrimonio di Figaro” di P. A. Caron de Beaumarchais, Einaudi, Torino, India ink on paper, 208 x 174 cm
  • FD357

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Elogio della pazzia” di Erasmo da Rotterdam, Einaudi, Torino, , India ink on paper, 97 x 67 cm
  • FD358

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Fede e avvenire” di Giuseppe Mazzini, Einaudi, Torino, India ink on paper, 249 x 178 cm
  • FD359

    Sketch of the cover of the book “Ossi di seppia” di Eugenio Montale, Einaudi, Torino, India ink on paper, 12.8 x 19.3 cm

FD230

Self Portrait, 1935-1938

FD350

Sketch of the cover of the book “Il Sapiente” di Carolus Bovillus, Einaudi, Torino, 1943

FD351

Sketch of the cover of the book “Una storia vera” di Luciano Samosata, Einaudi, Torino, 1943

FD353

Sketch of the cover of the book “Autobiografia” di Gerolamo Cardano, Einaudi, Torino, 1945

FD352

Sketch of the cover of the book “Vathek” di William Beckford, Einaudi, Torino, 1946

FD354

Sketch of the cover of the book “Memorie e pensieri d'amore” di Giacomo Leopardi, Einaudi, Torino

FD355

Sketch of the cover of the book “Della tirannide” di Vittorio Alfieri, Einaudi, Torino

FD356

Sketch of the cover of the book “Il matrimonio di Figaro” di P. A. Caron de Beaumarchais, Einaudi, Torino

FD357

Sketch of the cover of the book “Elogio della pazzia” di Erasmo da Rotterdam, Einaudi, Torino,

FD358

Sketch of the cover of the book “Fede e avvenire” di Giuseppe Mazzini, Einaudi, Torino

FD359

Sketch of the cover of the book “Ossi di seppia” di Eugenio Montale, Einaudi, Torino

Biography

After moving to Turin in 1912, he attended the Accademia Albertina for a year. He returned to painting after the war, in the circle of Casorati. In the 1920s, he put on many exhibitions in Turin and Venice (Ca' Pesaro 1923-25 and the Biennales from 1926), Rome (1923-25 Biennales), Milan and Monza, participating in exhibitions of the Novecento Italiano. He moved to Paris in 1928 and became a member of the Gruppo dei Sei. He lectured in Painting at the Accademia Albertina from 1956 to 1969.

Board of Directors

Piergiorgio Re (Chairman)
Diego Novelli (Vice-chairman)
Fiorenzo Alfieri
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Giovanni Cordero 
Paolo Emilio Ferreri 
Enrico Filippi 
Emanuela Gambetta
Gian Paolo Zanetta

Auditors

Cesare Ferrero
Aldo Milanese
Anna Tornoni


Secretary

Lorenzo Ferreri


CULTURAL ACTIVITY

Marina Paglieri

Artistic Commission

Fiorenzo Alfieri
Giovanni Cordero
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Giuseppe Luigi Marini
Francesco Poli

ADDRESS

Via Magenta n. 31
10128 Torino

TELEPHONE/FAX

011 542491

MAIL

fdf@fondazionedefornaris.org

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