September 12, 2013

Piero Tosi, one of the most celebrated costume designers in the history of cinema (his collaborations with Luchino Visconti are particularly remarkable) and forthcoming receiver of an Honorary Oscar at the 2013 Academy Awards Ceremony, attended the opening ceremony of our Autumn exhibition Ladies in the Spotlight: Mary Shelley and the Romantic Circle. "Maestro" Tosi designed the mannequin representing Mary Shelley, which is currently on display at the Keats-Shelley House wearing a splendid period dress designed by Andrea Sorrentino and released by the talented tailors of the Sartoria Tirelli.

Ladies In077 The Spotlight

Piero Tosi looks at the Mary Shelley mannequin together with KSH Director Giuseppe Albano and costume designer Andrea Sorrentino

Ladies In082 The Spotlight

Piero Tosi and Andrea Sorrentino

Ladies In107 The Spotlight

Piero Tosi shakes hands with Giuseppe Albano before leaving the Keats-Shelley House

Pictures copyrights: Flavio Ianniello.

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