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Fondazione Palazzo Ducale Genova

Wolfsoniana Musei di Nervi via Serra Gropallo 4,  16167 Genova Nervi (November to March): Wednesday to Sunday, 11.00 a.m. – 05.00 p.m.; Closed on Monday orario estivo  (April to October): Wednesday to Friday, 11.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday  12.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.; Closed on Monday tel: 010 32313329

Antonio Rubino

Antonio Rubino (1880-1964), founder of the most famous children’s magazine “Il corriere dei piccoli”, was influenced by the Symbolist circles and by the Art Nouveau, of which he offered a brilliant interpretation in the field of illustrations using later iconographic models, typical of the Art Deco style.

He dedicated most of his artistic production to the world of children as is shown in the room designed in 1921 for his companion-in-arms Commendator Giani from Busto Arsizio. The furniture is linear and the decorations appear uniform both in the painted panels and in the furnishings. Among these, two small anthropomorphically shaped chairs stand out.

Antonio Rubino, Il bimbo cattivo, 1921 c.
Antonio Rubino, Sedia, 1921 c.