Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The Art of Vittorio Zecchin

 These beautiful works of Art are the work of Vittorio Zecchin, one of the prominent members of the Fine Arts Academy of Venice.

In 1914, he and Teodoro Ferrari designed a series of glass art pieces that are very well received.

 In 1915 he converted an old convent in
Murano. Italy into a laboratory for making

He was lauded for his work in the areas of 
glassworks, tapestry and embroidery, and
painting.  He is known for his vivid use of 
vibrant colors in his work.

From 1921 to 1925, Vittorio was the 
primary artistic director of the art society,
Vetri Soffiati Muranesi Cappellin Venini. 

The Venetian artist was born in 1878 and died in 1947. His work is well-known in
Italy, but 

Vittorio Zecchin was a founder member of a
Venetian glass company on Murano that was commissioned to make the chandeliers for such famous buildings as the Vatican, the Palazzo del Quirinale in Rome, and the Royal Palace of Copenhagen to name of few.

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