Category: Adolfo Matarelli (Bush)

Adolfo Matarelli (Bush)

Bush (Adolfo Matarelli), (1832-1887); Mata dis. e lit. [Florence, from "The Lamp Post", post 1860] Lithography, color, sheet 385 x 485 mm ASCPr. Fund of the Italian Risorgimento, non inv.

Colleague and friend of prominent figures such as Carlo Lorenzini, better known as Collodi, and Signorini. It is to him that the 1860 It has the good fortune and popularity of the newspaper The lamp of which he was also a member: his caricatures …

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THE STREET 3 September 1864 ….Who is telling the truth forbid bidende? Horat. Lib. I, Sat. I. The Peter's Pence is a Coined in the mint coin fraud: Along one side has plenty pleased That eats and drinks, and is the …

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on cap: Cupi LATRONUM (the hive of thieves) is written on the collar: Non possumus not possumus is a Latin phrase that literally means “we can not”. The formula is derived from the early Christian tradition: We can not (not to speak of Jesus Christ) and the …

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