Davide Danti in the 80's
|Born||Davide Adolfo Dante Danti
27 February 1938
|Died||4 August 2011
|Resting place||Offiano's parish|
|Known for||Painting, Drawing, Printmaking|
|Notable work||"I Fatti di Milano 1898" (1977)
"L'offerta del pane alla corte di Bisanzio"
Davide Danti (Milan, 27 February 1938 – Pisa, 4 August 2011) was an Italian illustrator/artist/translator. His major works include "Il Murale Grande" in Milan Town Hall, and "Florence Nightingale", a large outdoor mural on the wall of the Croce Bianco of Codiponte, Lunigiana. There are many other examples of his work in Lunigiana, where he maintained a studio and was frequently employed by the local Commune to decorate and beautify buildings. He regularly illustrated magazines and publications such as "Solidarieta Come" (see No 255, 1 August 2006) and was an accomplished translator in the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese languages.
- "I Miti di Chiloe" (The Myths of the Island of Chiloe), translated into Italian by Sergio Mendez de la Fuente and illustrated by Davide Danti. Edizioni dell'Arco, Milan, 2004.
- "Accanto al Camino" (Fireside Tales of Lunigiana) by Caterina Rapetti and illustrated by Davide Danti, Edizioni dell'Arco, Milan & Bologna, 2007.
- Interview with Davide Danti https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUTsyA7fHm0