Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Renato Ferrini [ 1st Part (Italy Stamps) ]

[Italy] (b 1910/d 2005)

"Renato Ferrini made the first solo exhibition in Orbetello at the age of 18...At nineteen, he moved to Florence to attend the Academy of Fine Arts. Upon graduation, in 1936 , he arrived in Rome where he attended the theater environment as a portraitist...In the cinema, where it had become famous thanks to the soft brush and incisive and the impressive precision of his portraits (which often were mistaken for photographs) he took top honors. Quickly it became an acclaimed poster artist for the major movie studios such as Warner Bros , the Fox Film , the Paramount and Italnoleggio who consolidated his reputation making of him one of the most prolific poster masters and representative of that era..Many famous film directors ( Comencini , Fellini , Visconti , De Sica , Rossellini , Pasolini [2] , Monicelli , Steno )  required his collaboration for their films. At that time many of the major companies and industries ( Pirelli , Supercortemaggiore , SIS, Terninos) made ​​use of his work for the creation of their own brands and advertising campaigns... In 1955 the Italian Post uttered the first stamp designed by the artist ...(..)  It was the start of a substantial production of sketches and stamps issued by the Italian Post. In 1962, the ' United Nations issued its first stamp after calling him to be a part, as the representative of Italy, of a group of designers responsible for the realization of sketches. Renato Ferrini will be under contract with the United Nations throughout his life ... In 1968, Ferrini draws the stamp of the twentieth anniversary of the Italian Republic (1 June 1966) ...In parallel to this activity graphics, he was active as a painter who saw him engaged in numerous exhibitions: Rome (Palazzo delle Esposizioni), Exhibition of Agriculture, Collective Schneider, the International Design Margutta, Living Art CIDA , where he received many awards including that of President of the Republic, of RAI TV and the Anguilla Gold [6] . (acknowledgment reserved by the Administration of Monte Argentario to all countrymen who are distinguished in the world). His works are now held in many private and public collections ( New York , Miami , Montevideo , Stockholm , Paris ).."


Italy 1955 "4th World Petroleum Congress" (2,2,2) [Photo] Sc(692,693) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Italy 1965 "20th Anniversary of the Resistance" (6,6,2) [Photo] Sc(905,908) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Italy 1966 "20th Anniversary of the Republic" (2,1) [Photo] Sc(939,940)

Italy 1967 "Birth Centenary of Arturo Toscanini (Orchestral Conductor)" (1) [Photo] Sc(948)

Italy 1967/1968 "Introduction of Postal codes" (4,1) [Photo] Sc(964,...,967)

Italy 1968 "World Road Cycling Championship" (2,2,2) [Photo] Sc(987,988) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Italy 1971 "25th Anniversary of the -United Nation's Children's Fund" (2,2,1) [Photo] Sc(1053) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Italy 1984 "Road Safety" (2,2,1) [Photo] Sc(1576) [ image credit of Stampworld ]

Italy 1985 "International Youth Year" (1) [Photo] Sc(1645)

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