Visconti’s costume designer is Piero Tosi

Piero Tosi (born April 10, 1927) is an Italian costume designer and collaborator of Luchino Visconti on many of the director’s films, including: Death in Venice (1971), The Leopard (1963), Rocco & His Brothers (1960) , The Damned (1969) and of course “Ludwig” (1972) . He was also the costume designer on “The Night Porter” (1974). An underrated artist if there ever was one.

For another post about a famous costume designer, click here https://kinoimages.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/the-genius-behind-hitchcocks-most-famous-costumes/

© Luchino Visconti & costume designer Piero Tosi with Silvana Mangano on the set of “Death in Venice”.

© ” Piero Tosiby Elisabetta Claudio (2009) for L’Uomo Vogue.

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Kinofrau

Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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