LOTTERY Allegory of fortune: a young blindfolded goddess dressed in a soft white tunic dancing sinuously next to a large wheel, while another female figure reaches out to her. Advertising postcard for: "Great Italian National Lottery, administered by the Bank of Italy. Prizes for three million. First prize 1,500,000. Each ticket costs Lire 3.". The theme recurs since 1911, when the fiery dawn with the background of the Mole Antonelliana and the Vittoriano commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the unification of Italy and its capitals. Richter & C ° chromolithography, Naples about 1920.
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