Charcoal sketch of Lorenzo Venditti by Guido Casini, Petawawa, 1941 - en anglais seulement

Charcoal sketch of Lorenzo Venditti created by fellow internee Guido Casini at Petawawa Internment Camp. 1941.

Guido Casini was an artist. He was known in the Italian Canadian community of Montreal having worked on the sculpture for Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) and assisted with the fresco featuring Benito Mussolini in the Madonna della Difesa church. At Petawawa, both he and Guido Nincheri did sketches of fellow internees. Another internee, Vincenzo Poggi completed sketches as well as paintings while in camp.

Lorenzo Venditti and his brother Cosimo Venditti were both interned during World War II.