Eugenio Montale Autograph

SKU: 8010392

Sale priceQAR 729,88


Signed card, 5,75 x 4 inch, signed and dated in blue ballpoint ink "Eugenio Montale - 1976", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Eugenio Montale in a head and shoulders portrait (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch), in very fine condition.

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(1896-1981) Italian poet, prose writer, editor and translator, and recipient of the 1975 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Year of Birth: 1896

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Eugenio Montale was an Italian poet, prose writer, editor, and translator, born in Genoa in 1896. Known for his distinctive poetic style and thought-provoking themes, Montale is considered one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.

His poetry often explores themes of love, nature, and the human experience, while also delving into deeper philosophical questions. Montale's work has been praised for its lyrical beauty and profound insight into the human condition.

Montale's first collection of poetry, "Ossi di seppia" (Cuttlefish Bones), was published in 1925 and established him as a leading voice in Italian literature. His subsequent works, including "Le occasioni" (1939) and "La bufera e altro" (1956), further solidified his reputation as a master of modern poetry.

In addition to his poetry, Montale also worked as a journalist and literary critic, contributing to various Italian newspapers and literary journals. He was known for his sharp wit and keen intellect, and his essays on literature and culture are still admired for their insight and erudition.

Montale was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1975 for his "distinctive work that, with great artistic sensitivity, has interpreted human values under the sign of an outlook on life with no illusions."

Montale continued to write and publish poetry until his death in 1981, leaving behind a rich and enduring legacy that continues to inspire readers and writers around the world.

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