Mauzan Studio, 6,5 x 9,25
This maquette measures roughly 6.5 x 9.25 inches - it seems to have been executed in watercolor on arches paper. It has been archived since it was produced and show no aging, no foxing, no tearing and no wear. It is perfect! The history of Campari began in 1860 with its invention by Gaspare Campari in Novara, Italy. The original recipe still in use today is kept confidential. According to Gruppo Campari, only one person in the world knows the entire formula.It was originally colored withcarmine dye, derived from crushed cochineal insects, which gave the drink its distinctive red color.In 1904, Campari's first production plant was opened in Sesto San Giovanni, near Milan, Italy. The company required bars that bought Campari to display the Campari Bitters sign. Under the direction of Davide Campari, Gaspare's son, the company began to export the beverage, first to Nice in the heart of the French Riviera, then overseas. The Campari brand is now distributed in over 190 countries.