New books on Cappiello

Leonetto Cappiello (1875 – 1942) Oltre L’Affiche

by Francesca Cagianelli

This book is a monograph on the Cappiello’s work. All facets presented in this website are largely developed, supported by a substantial desk research, illustrated with numerous photographs.

This book is available in Italian only.

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Catalogue Raisonné des caricatures

CAPPIELLO :  Catalog raisonne of caricatures 1898 – 1905

by Marie-Laure Soulié-Cappiello

This book is an inventory of caricatures by Cappiello published in the press between 1898 and 1905. Each caricature has a corresponding summary card indicating the circumstances in which it was created, its bibliography, the exhibitions where it was presented and complementary information. It is only available in French.

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CAPPIELLO : The Posters of Leonetto Cappiello par Jack Rennert

CAPPIELLO : The Posters of Leonetto Cappiello

by Jack Rennert

This beautiful book of 330 full-color pages assembles over 500 of Cappiello’s posters. Each poster comes with around ten lines explaining a particular characteristic of the poster, an anecdote, the story of the product… This book is available in English only.

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CAPPIELLO ou l’art publicitaire

Under the direction of Sylvie Vincent

This work, rich in a remarkable selection of posters, drawings and preparatory models, intends to approach as closely as possible the creative process of the artist, analyzing his techniques and his sources of inspiration.

144 pages, Édition Libel. Lyon


Leonetto CAPPIELLO L’Affiche et la Parfumerie

Under the direction of Grégory Couderc

Feminine beauty, perfumes and cosmetics seen by the artist in a 64-page book published by Editions Faton – Dijon

Catalog raisonne of posters

We are currently writing the catalog raisonne of Cappiello’s posters. It is published on Internet at : We collect the maximum photographs of preparatory drawings, sketches, maquettes, posters that have been published or not. If you have an original work, unprinted, you would help us a lot by sending us a picture to Thank you in advence.


From June 16 to October 1, 2023, at the International Perfumery Museum in Grasse, an exhibition dedicated to the brand creation process presents the evolution of the visual codes of perfumery houses’ advertising campaigns over more than a century. Cappiello is obviously in the spotlight.  


In May 2023, the Italian Post published  a stamp representing the poster for CIRIO as part of its new series on Italian historical brands.

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