by Carlo Collodi


Artist’s book


Preface by the Carlo Collodi National Foundation.

The creation of the piece was coordinated by Master Antonio Nocera.

Printed by Matteo Battaglia – Bologna.

Photograph: Luca Nocera – London


Characteristics of the piece:

Enclosed in an original container, the volume is printed on 150 gr paper made of pure cotton and virgin cellulose, coming from responsibly managed sources, in the format of 32×32 cm, for a total of 216 pages, with a cover entirely made of leather, and it contains 87 illustrations and 61 colored vignettes.

The edition was limited to 475 copies, of which:

  • 375 are numbered from 1/375 to 375/375 in Arabic numerals, each one enriched with a lithography of 30 x 30 cm retouched by hand;
  • 99 copies numbered from I/XCIX to XCIX/XCIX in Roman numerals, each one equipped with a unique piece in mixed technique on paper of 30 x 30 cm.
  • Moreover, an unnumbered copy, was made especially for the Archive of the Carlo Collodi National Foundation, plus 5 Author’s proofs for the artist’s personal use.

Each copy is numbered and signed by Antonio Nocera.

Adults: $25
Children & Students free

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