Marcello Dudovich was born in 1878 and died in 1962. He was one of the most acclaimed commercial artists of art, prints and posters during his time. He attended the Royal School in his hometown, Trieste.
Upon completing his studies, he began working with his father as a lithographer and illustrator for advertising art, prints and posters. Dudovich soon became one of the most recognized European poster designers, and worked for many important firms and for the rising cinematographic industry.
In 1900 he was awarded the gold medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris, and he later took part in the Biennale of Venice in 1920 and 1922.