Nino Caffé | Original graphics, lithographs, etchings, drawings and paintings




      Nino Caffè, born Giovannino Caffè (Alfedena, 24 June 1908 - Pesaro, 17 May 1975), was an Italian painter and engraver.

      Nino Caffè was born in Alfedena in Abruzzo in 1909; completed his elementary studies in L'Aquila, in 1920 his family moved to Ancona, where he received his first painting lessons from Ludovico Spagnolini.

      In 1930 he moved to Pesaro and entered the lively cultural and artistic life of the city, and met various local artists (Bruno Baratti, Werter Bettini, Ciro Cancelli, Alessandro Gallucci, Aldo Pagliacci, Achille Wildi).
      Already in 1931 he began to exhibit and in 1938 he participated in the Venice Biennale, in which he obtained a purchase prize from King Vittorio Emanuele III; in 1935 he graduated from the Urbino State Institute of Art where, in 1943 and 1944, he will teach "figure".

      Continue on