Born in 1941 in Florence, Bruno Vivoli studied engraving under Romano Calamai and Marcello Sacchi.
In 1965-1970, Vivoli worked in Australia; in 1972-1974 in New York, America.
participated in exhibitions at Santa Croce, San Frediano and,
most recently, in the exhibition held November, 2001, by the
artists of the Repubblica di San Procolo, in honour of
Fioretta Mazzei, in the English Cemeteryís Gatehouse, Piazzale
Donatello 38, 50132 Florence.
Vivoliís engraving of Dante teaching the Commedia to
Florence is used as the logo to the international congresses
held in Florence, 2001, 2002, 2004, The City and the Book.
An artist from Norway has printed Bruno Vivoliís engravings of the Madonna and Child at the Santa Reparata International School of Art, Via San Gallo, Florence.
Then Bruno engraved the Madonna of the Badia Giotto altarpiece now in the Uffizi, of which this is Number 10 of a numbered series of 50. Again, these sold for Ä50/$50, the proceeds of these prints initially going towards buying a printing press for the printing of engravings in the bottega of the Mediatheca 'Fioretta Mazzei'. Now proceeds go entirely to him.
if you do not speak Italian. If you have Italian, Bruno
Vivoli's cell phone number is 339 751 8080. Italy's
international code is 0039
Specify whether you desire to purchase the unframed print/s or to have it/them framed, the title and the number desired. Postage/framing are extra. Proceeds were initially used to buy a printing press for the Mediatheca 'Fioretta Mazzei' to begin its engraving and print-making school. Now proceeds go entirely to him.
Dante Teaching Florence
Maternity (illustrated above)
The Badia Giotto Madonna (illustrated above)
Head of Christ
Head of Christ from Giotto's Crucifix, Santa Maria Novella
Bruno Vivoli and Hedera Cjuraru used to attend the
Messa dei Poveri, the Mass for the Poor, of the 'Repubblica
di San Procolo', in the Badia each Sunday in Florence, a
Mass begun by Giorgio La Pira
and continued by Fioretta Mazzei.
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