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Breakfast at Tiffany's / Colazione da Tiffany (1961), Italian, Preliminary artwork. Gouache on art board for the Italian 55 x 39 inch poster. First Italian release 1962

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Breakfast at Tiffany's / Colazione da Tiffany (1961), Italian, Preliminary artwork. Gouache on art board for the Italian 55 x 39 inch poster. First Italian release 1962

Breakfast at Tiffany's / Colazione da Tiffany (1961), Italian, Preliminary artwork. Gouache on art board for the Italian 55 x 39 inch poster. First Italian release 1962

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 GBP

Lot sold:

16,380

GBP

Breakfast at Tiffany's / Colazione da Tiffany (1961), Italian, Preliminary artwork. Gouache on art board for the Italian 55 x 39 inch poster. First Italian release 1962


Artist: Lorenzo Nistri (1923-2008)


Unframed: 20 x 14 in. (51 x 36 cm)

Framed: 28 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. (71.7 x 52 cm)


This is the preliminary study painting for the Italian Breakfast at Tiffany's poster. This artwork has come from Lorenzo Nistri's estate.


Original artworks rarely surface, as the majority were destroyed.


This film was directed by Blake Edwards, and stars Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. This is undoubtedly Hepburn's most famous and iconic role.

Conservation framed with museum glass

Paper artboard, gouache

Frame: American black walnut wood, polished aluminium, paper mount and museum glass


Excellent condition, with the colours remaining very bright.


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