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Pasko Vucetic and Viktor Kovacic
CROATIAN
HATRED AND MADNESS
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 73,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
42
Pasko Vucetic and Viktor Kovacic
CROATIAN
HATRED AND MADNESS
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 73,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Paintings

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Pasko Vucetic and Viktor Kovacic
1871-1925 AND 1874-1924
CROATIAN
HATRED AND MADNESS
signed P. Vucetic lower centre; the frame signed V. Covacik lower right and inscribed L'odio / quando tu dormirai... / Stecchetti lower centre
oil on canvas; the frame in ebonised and stained walnut
49.6 by 50cm., 19½ by 19¾in. (canvas size); 88.5 by 88.5cm, 34¾ by 34¾in. (the frame) (both octagonal)
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We are grateful to Petar Petrović at the National Museum of Serbia, Belgrade for his assistance in cataloguing this work.

Provenance

Private Collection, Rome & Florence (after 1903)
Private Collection, Vienna

Exhibited

Paris, Exposition Universelle, 1900, no. 38, illustrated in the catalogue (as La Haine et la folie)
Trieste, Bottega di Soliani, 1901

Literature

Triester Zeitung, Trieste, 1901, cited
'The New Paintings of Pasko Vucetic', in Obzor, Zagreb, 12 October 1901, p. 5, cited
'The Hatred', in Nova Iskra, no. 3, vol. IX, pp. 62-63, cited

Catalogue Note

The present work was inspired by the macabre poem Il Canto del Odio (The Ballad of Hatred) written in 1877 by the Italian poet Olindo Guerrini (1845-1916), whose nom de plume was Lorenzo Stecchetti. 

Presented in its original frame by Viktor Kovacic.

19th Century European Paintings

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