Torino, Italy: Pietro Pintore, 1999. Hardcover. Aquarmarine stamped cloth, gilt letters on spine, color illus. dust jacket, 96 pp., profusely illus., chiefly in color. VG (Few marks from previous gallery owner; dj shows slight edgewear at bottom.). Item #138204
Text is in Italian; an English translation of the introduction is included on regular typed sheets of paper. "Portraits from Nature." Showcases the magnificent and intricate paintings of Italian wildlife artist Marco Ramasso (b. 1964). With an introduction by Aldo Picco and additional text by Emma Puglisi. Interspersed with the color plates are symbolic quotes. Some are by Puglisi, others are by other Italians; but included are also quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche, Rod McKuen, Thomas Mann, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Chief Seattle, and John Donne -- all in Italian, of course. An exquisite assortment of wildlife paintings to stir the soul.
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