PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME
PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME
PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME
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Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME

Estimate: 1,800,000 - 2,500,000 GBP

Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME

Estimate: 1,800,000 - 2,500,000 GBP
Lot sold:1,709,000GBP

Description

Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

PIERO MANZONI

1933 - 1963

ACHROME


signed and dated '62 on the reverse

bread and kaolin

33 by 42 cm. 13 by 16½ in.

Condition Report

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Provenance

New Smith Gallery, Brussels 

Isi Fiszman, Antwerp (acquired circa 1970)

Gabriel Van Thienen, Brussels 

Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf

Gian Enzo Sperone, New York (acquired from the above in 1971) 

Private Collection, Europe 

Literature

Germano Celant, Piero Manzoni: Catalogo Generale, Milan 1975, p. 247, no. 7, illustrated

Freddy Battino and Luca Palazzoli, Piero Manzoni: Catalogue Raisonné, Milan 1991, p. 406, no. 841 BM, illustrated

Alessandro Masi, 'Piero Manzoni. Mythologies. Appunti per un’estetica collettiva', Next, VII, Summer, No. 21, 1991, p. 10, illustrated

Germano Celant, Piero Manzoni: Catalogo Generale, Vol. I and II, Milan 2004, p. 362 (Vol I) and p. 544 (Vol II), no. 1020, illustrated in colour

Germano Celant, Manzoni, Milan 2009, p. 325, no. 357, illustrated in colour

Germano Celant, Su Piero Manzoni, Milan 2014, p. 65, illustrated in colour

Exh. Cat., Venice, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Azimuth. Continuità e nuovo, 2014-15, p. 220, illustrated 

Ludovica Trezzani, Gian Enzo Sperone, Dealer/Collector. From 350 BC to Last Week, Turin 2019, pp. 436-37, illustrated in colour

Exhibited

Eindhoven, Van Abbemuseum, Piero Manzoni, September - November 1969, p. 19, no. 78

Mönchengladbach, Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach, Manzoni, November 1969 - January 1970, n.p., no. 78 

Hanover, Kunstverein Hannover, Piero Manzoni, January - February 1970, n.p., no. 72

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Piero Manzoni, March - April 1970, n.p., no. 84

Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma anni ’60. Al di là della pittura, 1990-91, p. 72, illustrated 

New York, The Museum of Modern Art; and London, Hayward Gallery, Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life, May 1997- April 1998, p. 222, no. 106, illustrated 

Naples, Madre: Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Piero Manzoni, May - September 2007, pp. 326 and 392, no. 387, illustrated in colour

New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow 1950s-60s, October 2014 - January 2015, p. 107, illustrated in colour 

PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman
PIERO MANZONI | ACHROME
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