Zoom in and notice the hand-detailing of this impeccable linen-textured postcard featuring Sofia Chiostri's mermaid at the beach! There are gold highlights on the mermaid's scales as well as on the cupid's lyre. As is true of all of Chiostri's card, this one is printed in Italy, by Ballerini & Fratini of Florence. Circa 1920. Typical antique postcard size: about 3.5 by 5.5 inches. Unused and in mint condition.
Sofia Chiostri, born in Florence, Italy, 1898-1945 . Daughter of well known illustrator Carlo Chiostri, who illustrated the first copy of Pinocchio. Sofia became an educator at the Educandato of the Announced in Florence and an illustrator in her own right after the First World War. She also signed her art as Fofi.
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