From an important private collection, Milan
1940 - 1994
signed, inscribed and dated PESHAWAR 88 BY AFGHAN PEOPLE
embroidery on canvas
This work is registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under the n. 88/RL/80 and it is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome.
(firmato, iscritto e datato PESHAWAR 88 BY AFGHAN PEOPLE
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Opera registrata presso l'Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Roma, con il n. 88/RL/80 e accompagnata da un certificato su fotografia rilasciato dall'Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Roma.)
cm 110x110x2,5; inches 43.30 by 43.30 by 0.98
Framed (con cornice): cm 111x111x3,5; inches 43.70 by 43.70 by 1.37
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This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas is dusty. There are 2 pin-pointed dirt marks by the "L" of the word "l'incudine" towards the upper central area. There is a brownish mark by the Farsi inscription between the words "certo" and "seguire". There are a few scattered pulled threads. (L'OPERA E' IN CONDIZIONI CONSERVATIVE MOLTO BUONE. LA TELA E' IMPOLVERATA. VI SONO DUE TRACCE DI SPORCO PUNTIFORMI SULL "L" DELLA PAROLA "L'INCUDINE" VERSO IL CENTRO DELLA PARTE SUPERIORE. VI E' UNA MACCHIA MARRONCINA SULLA SCRITTA IN FARSI TRA LE PAROLE "CERTO" E "SEGUIRE". VI SONO ALCUNI FILI TIRATI SPARSI.)
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