Alfredo Volpi

1896,  Lucca, Italy – 1988, São Paulo, Brazil


The Festival of St. John, 1970

Serigraphy, 46,5 x 64,5 cm

Edition: a.p.; inscription: b.l.: P/A; b.m.: “Pesta de São João; b.r.: A. Volpi 70

Acquisition: Gift

Reference: 01992



Alfredo Volpi (April 14, 1896 – May 28, 1988), was a prominent painter of the artistic and cultural Brazilian modernist movement. He was born in Lucca, Italy but, less than two years later, he was brought by his parents to São Paulo, Brazil, became a Brazilian citizen, and lived there for the majority of his life. He was one of the most important artists of the so-called Grupo Santa Helena, formed in the 1930s with Francisco Rebolo, Clóvis Graciano, Mario Zanini, Fulvio Pennacchi, and others.

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