Edgardo Mannucci was born in Fabriano in Italy in 1904. After his military service, in 1927 he moved to Rome to work in the studio of the sculptor Zaccagnini. He enrolled at the Industrial Artistic Museum, a prestigious experimental school directed by Giovanni Prini, graduating in 1929. At the beginning of the 1930s he met Balla and began attending his home where he met Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and other artists of the futurist group, who would influence his post-war works. His works can be found in the permanent collection at: Kröller Müller of Otterlo, Museum of Modern Art in Buffalo, Museum of Modern Art in New York and at the Museum of Modern Art in Dallas.