Orpheus & Eurydice

Gio Ponti

Gio Ponti was born in Milan in 1891. He was a celebrated architect, designer and artist, and considered a master of his crafts and one of the most important designers of the 20th century. This graphite on paper drawing from 1947 depicts the stage costumes for theopera Orpheus and Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck.

Graphite on paper | 22x28 cm | Circa 1947 | Provenance: Private collection, Milan