19th century Italian poets chair

19th century Italian poets chair

Code: LPA9749


W: 87cm (34.3")H: 116cm (45.7")D: 76cm (29.9")


An early 19th century Italian  poets armchair which belonged to

Gabriele D'Annunzio ennobled by the King of Italy in 1924 as Principe di Montenevoso

He was an Italian poet, journalist,  novelist, dramatist, and daredevil.

His role in politics was controversial due to his influence on the Italian Fascist movement

and his status as the forerunner to Benito Mussolini

The chair contains the original tapestry with later upholstery