Newsreel: Art in Italy – 1953

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This newsreel is an overview at art in Italy in 1953, specifically at an exhibition in Milan, showing great works of art scaled to fit to  postage by .

The crowded event displaying the detail and craftsmanship of Mezzana even draws the of Italy, . Stamps include portrayals of Galileo, Saint Catherine and Vatican City.

Consummate artist is then introduced.  We observe him work on his lifelike marble sculptures of European leaders and historical events.  Nominated to be a senator for life in Italy, Canonica was also a noted musician and composer of several operas.

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