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Mauro in America: An Italian Artist Visits the New World Mimi Cazort

Mauro in America: An Italian Artist Visits the New World

Mimi Cazort

Published March 11th 2003
ISBN : 9780300092219
Hardcover
168 pages
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In 1816, Italian artist Mauro Gandolfi arrived in New York, eager to establish himself in America and to witness the workings of the young nations democratic society. Perpetually amazed and astonished by his experiences, Gandolfi kept extensiveMoreIn 1816, Italian artist Mauro Gandolfi arrived in New York, eager to establish himself in America and to witness the workings of the young nations democratic society. Perpetually amazed and astonished by his experiences, Gandolfi kept extensive notes on the customs, people and quirks of behaviour he observed in New York and Philadelphia. His vivid account of his stay in the United States is published here, accompanied by an introduction and numerous illustrations that include examples of Gandolfis own work and contemporary views of the sites he describes.