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Angelo Brotto for Esperia 1960s Italian Black White Red Modern Floor Lamp

Documentation Certificate of Authenticity
Origin Italy
Period 1950-1979
Materials Lacquered Metal, Hand-Crafted Carrara Marble, Brass, Plexiglass
H. 75.5 in; Diam. 12 in;
H. 191.77 cm; Diam. 30.48 cm;
Condition Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
Creation Date 1960
Description A rare vintage modernist floor lamp created for Esperia by renowned Venetian Designer Angelo Brotto, with Minimalist line in excellent condition. The central metal pole with black lacquer finish is decorated with 7 offset perforated cylinder diffusers in white opaline perspex, double-lit with light glowing up and down, mounted on brass rings embracing deep red lacquered metal bands. On round Carrara marble base.
Ideal also for an office space.
Angelo Brotto (Venice 1914 – Campiglia Marittima, Italy) was a Venetian designer and artist distinguished for his lighting designs and his use of innovative combinations with unique materials, breaking from the traditional ways.
He graduated from the Venetian Accademia di Belle Arti in 1941 and in the late 1940s, created pieces for Peggy Guggenheim’s collection.
In the 1960s he began a very successful collaboration with the Tuscan Company Esperia and became their main lighting designer, quickly earning fame for creating exclusive artistic modern shapes. Winner of many Design and Art awards, he participated in numerous exhibitions and Biennials.
Styles / Movements Mid Century, Minimalist, Modern
Dealer Reference Number 793PA
Incollect Reference Number 324843
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