FLORENCE, ITALY – An exhibition on Pinocchio and an entire day dedicated to Pinocchio, the famous wooden puppet, which celebrates 131 years of age. This exhibition is held in the National Central Library, Florence, Italy, with important documents coming from the archives of Giunti publishing house.
Here, visitors can admire the first originals made by the illustrators of Pinocchio Mazzanti, Magni, Chiostri, Mussino, Mannini, Bernardini, Futiqua e Cassinelli with their related Italian editions preserved in the National Library.
The exhibition areas of the National Library, particularly the Galileo Room and the corridors in front of it, host the drawings dedicated to the two characters called the Cat and the Fox, the Montblanc Writer Editions Collection entirely dedicated to the writer Carlo Lorenzini (Collodi) and the Collection of Gianni Greco.
The Dante Room is reserved for the 36 drawings of Attilio Missino of the Bemporad 1911 edition.