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Lot 11
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Fausto Melotti

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 GBP
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Description

  • Fausto Melotti
  • Scultura No. 14
  • nickel-plated iron
  • 100 by 23 by 21.5cm.
  • 39 1/2 by 9 by 8 1/2 in.
  • Conceived in 1935 and executed in 1968, this work is from an edition of 3. Another version in stainless steel is in the collection of the Museo del Novecento, Milan.

Provenance

Galleria Martano, Turin
Private Collection
Sale: Sotheby's, London, 20th Century Italian Art, 25 October 2000, Lot 42
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Matera, Chiese rupestri Madonna delle Virtù e San Nicola dei Greci, Fausto Melotti 1901-1986, 1987, no. 5, illustrated and illustrated in colour on the cover

Literature

Quadrante, no. 25, May 1935, p. 29, illustration of another example
Quadrante, no. 27-28, July-August 1935, p. 51, illustration of another example
Carola Giedion-Welcker, Moderne Plastik, Zurich 1937, p. 145, illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Milan, Galleria del Milione, Venti firme in una mostra collettiva, 1937, no. 26, illustration of another example
Domus, no. 392, July 7, 1962, p. 48, illustration of another example
Domus, no. 400, March 3, 1963, p. 40, illustration of another example
Fausto Melotti, "Un gioco che quando riesce è poesia", in Sculture astratte di Fausto Melotti, Milan 1967, no. 5, illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Caorle, Nuovi materiali nuove tecniche, 1969, no. 114
Exhibition Catalogue, Monza, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Aspetti del primo astrattismo italiano 1930-1940, 1969, no. 3, illustration of another example
Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco, Progetti di Melotti 1932-36, 1970, p. 59, illustration of another example
Art and Artists, vol. 6, no. 2, issue no. 62, May 1971, p. 59, illustration of another example
Paolo Fossati, L'immagine sospesa. Pittura e scultura astratte in Italia 1934-40, Turin 1971, no. 59, illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Milan, Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milano 70/70. Un secolo d'arte, 2, dal 1915 al 1945, 1971, p. 145, no. 524, illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Dortmund, Museum am Ostwall, Fausto Melotti, 1971, p. 14, illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Melotti, 1972, p. 39, no. 3, illustration of another example   
Exhibition Catalogue, Venice, XXXVI Biennale -Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, 1972, no. 59
Exhibition Catalogue, Zurich, Marlborough Galerie AG; Rome, Marlborough Galleria d'Arte; London, Marlborough Fine Art, Fausto Melotti, 1973, n.p., illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Riva del Garda, Museo Civico, Il tempo degil astratti, Immagini di arte italiana nelgi anni trenta, 1986, n.p., illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Arte Italiana Presenze 1900-1945, 1989, p. 183, illustration of another example in colour
Exhibition Catalogue, Rivoli, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'arte contemporanea, Piano Nobile, 1989, n.p., illustration of another example
Parametro, 1989, p. 74, no. 28, illustration of another example
Exhibition Catalogue, Trento, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Roverto, Artisti del '900. Protagonisti di Rovereto, 1991, p. 105, illustration of another example
Carlo Pirovano, Scultura astratta del Novecento, Milan 1991, p. 279, no. 380, illustration of another example
Germano Celant, Ida Gianelli and Antonella Soldaini, Melotti: Catalogo Generale, Sculture 1929-1972, Vol. I, Milan 1994, p. 22, no. 1935 1, illustration of another example

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