Albi dell'Intrepido by Walter Aquenza

Walter Aquenza was an Italian illustrator from Milan. He studied at the Technical Institute for Surveyors but before completing the course, he found employment with the Casa Editrice Universo in 1947. He started to draw for the publisher's collection Albi dell'Intrepido. He then drew the episode 'La vendetta dei Tughs' ('Revenge of the Thugs') for Albi Salgari, published by EGLA and scripted by Omar Salgari, a son of Emilio. The rest of his professional life was devoted to cover and interior illustrations for books in various genres, varying from classic novels to guidebooks for housekeeping, sewing, gardening, etc. Aquenza died in Cilavegna (Pavia) on 24 August 2009.

Albi Salgari by Walter Aquenza

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