Gio Ponti Typed Letter Signed, 1957
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TLS from with the Italian architect to Professor Irma Antonetto of the Associazione Culturale Italiana, itemizing travelling expenses for a recent speaking engagement. Milan, 20 December, 1957; 1 pp., on his stationery. Mailing folds, else very fine, 8.75 x 11 inches (22.2 x 27.9 cm.).
An uncommon signed letter from the highly influential Italian architect/designer, one of the most important design figures of the twentieth century.
Irma Antonetto (1920-1993), was founder and director of the Associazione Culturale Italiana [Association of Italian Culture] for 46 years, during which time she brought some 400 philosophers, writers, scientists, artists, and Nobel winners to lecture in Italy. She was recipient of the 1964 Cavaliere al merito della Repubblica italiana.