Venetian Artiquity brings the mystique, charm and wonderment of Venice, Italy to you through the handcrafted Venetian masks and paintings of brothers Sergio and Massimo Boldrin.
The Boldrin brothers of the world famous La Bottega dei Mascereri, located at the base of the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy, create and hand-paint their masks using a centuries old traditional technique. Each piece is unique. Each piece is hand signed. Each piece is collectible as well as wearable.
We offer masquerade masks, Italian masks, Eyes Wide Shut masks, Venetian masks, Carnival masks, Mardi Gras masks, Halloween masks, and Commedia dell’ Arte theater masks including characters such as Arlecchino or Harlequin, Columbina, Pantalone, Zanni, Bauta and the Plague Doctor. We also offer the famous moretta mask.
We have character masks that range from poker cards, angels, devils, suns and moons, lions, jesters or jokers, Bacchus the Wine God, ballerinas and much more.
La Bottega dei Mascareri masks are famous worldwide, having been featured in Stanley Kubrick’s film “Eyes Wide Shut” as well as in Conde Nast Traveler, Harper’s Bazaar, National Geographic Traveler, The NY Times and Frommer’s.
Today there are few true Venetian mask makers remaining in Venice and La Bottega dei Mascareri is one of the few. All masks are made by Venetians, according to Venetian tradition. We have two locations in Venice where you are invited to visit and see our masks being made and painted.
San Polo 80 - Rialto Bridge
San Polo 2720 – Calle dei Saoneri
All masks and artwork are handcrafted, hand-painted and hand-signed in Venice, Italy. All masks are shipped from the store located at the foot of the Rialto Bridge directly to your door.
Venetian Artiquity and La Bottega dei Mascereri. The same masks, the same price and the same shipping fee. Available only at our two stores in Venice, Italy or online with Venetian Artiquity.