Rare and exceptional complete set of 12 'Le Oceanidi' (Oceanids) lithographically printed plates from the mid-1950s, Italy.
Each plate depicts distant and fantastic "ocean themed" world's which feature visionary creatures that are half human, half seashell. Each plate numbered and printed with manufacturer's marks, 'FORNASETTI MILANO MADE IN ITALY' on the reverse.
Literature: B.Fornasetti, M.Casadio, A. Branzi, eds., Fornasetti: The Complete Universe, New York, 2010, p. 612, no. 158