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Fausto Melotti

La bestia veliero

Property from a Private European Collector

Fausto Melotti

Fausto Melotti

La bestia veliero

La bestia veliero

Property from a Private European Collector

Fausto Melotti

1901 - 1986

La bestia veliero



signed and stamped 2/3 on a ring attached to the base 

gold and golden bronze 

103.5 by 94 by 21 cm. 40¾ by 37 by 8¼ in.

Executed in 1971, this work is number 2 from an edition of 3, plus one artist's proof.

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For any other sale enquiries please contact Hugo Cobb hugo.cobb@sothebys.com

The Artist  

Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in the 1970s 

Abraham Marie Hammacher, Melotti, Milan 1975, n.p., no. 88, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

Exh. Cat., Venice, Palazzo Fortuny, Fausto Melotti, 1990, no. 37, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

Germano Celant, Melotti, Catalogo generale, Tomo primo, Sculture 1929-1972, Milan 1994, p. 276, no. 1971 6, illustrated

Turin, Galleria Galatea, Selezione 10, May – June 1973, no. 17, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

Turin, Galleria La Parisina, Fausto Melotti, April 1975, no. 3, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

Lugano, Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Fausto Melotti. Opere 1934-1984, June - October 1990, p. 164, no. 37, illustrated (edition no. unknown)