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Mark di Suvero
TARANTELLA
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 115,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
219
Mark di Suvero
TARANTELLA
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 115,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Mark di Suvero
B.1933
TARANTELLA
steel, in 2 parts
overall: 24 by 22 1/4 by 23 1/4 in. 61 by 56.5 by 59 cm.
Executed circa 1980, this work is unique.
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Provenance

Gift of the artist to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Tarantella refers to a traditional dance, noted for the furious whirling of couples, performed in Southern Italy, named after the local tarantula spider.  The bite of the spider was beleived to be poisonous, only curable by passionate dancing.

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