Vittorio Zecchin

Murano Glass Designer

Vittorio Zecchin, Son of Louis a glass technician from Murano, he graduated fromAcademy of Fine Arts of Venice.

In the 1914 it presents to the XI Biennale, some glasses made at the Barovier glassworks.

From the 1921 to the 1925 is artistic director the company Blown Murano Glass Cappellin Venini & C. for which it creates classic pieces in light glass and with delicate colors.

Inspired by the 16th century pictorial style of Venetian painters, these vases were the first examples of modern works in Murano glass.

After the experience with Cappellin Venini, he collaborates with the Salir glassworks (1932-1938), Barovier Seguso Ferro (1933-1934) and Fratelli Toso (1938).

During the thirties and in the last decade of his life, he also dedicated himself to teaching, collaborating with various Venetian professional institutes including the "School for the Glass Industry”Of Murano (in the 1934) and the school for "Abate Zanetti" glass apprentices (from the 1936).

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