Lot 144
  • 144

Fausto Melotti

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 USD
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Description

  • Fausto Melotti
  • Tre Tempi
  • signed, and numbered 1/2
  • gold and silver
  • 11 3/4 by 11 3/4 by 2 1/2 in. 30 by 30 by 6.5 cm.
  • Executed in 1972, this work is number 1 from an edition of 2 plus 1 artist's proof.
signed and dated 1972
aluminium
height: 30cm.
Executed in 1972, this work is from an edition of two plus one artist's proof.

Provenance

Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, Rome
São Schlumberger (acquired from the above in July 1972)
Gift to the present owner from the above

Literature

Abraham Marie Hammacher, Melotti, Milan, 1975, cat. no. 161, illustrated
Germano Celant, Melotti: Catalogo Generale, Tomo I: Sculpture 1929-1972, Milan, 1994, cat. no. 1971.57, p. 298, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"In the Teatrini, I didn't want to abandon the rigorous idea of a counterpoint, but instead I wanted to create something in a sense figurative, shifting it however to a metaphysical abstract setting." - Fausto Melotti
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