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Alberto Burri


Property from a Japanese Private Collection

Alberto Burri

Alberto Burri



Alberto Burri

1915 - 1995


signed and dedicated al Piero el Burri Roma 61 on the reverse

paper, acrylic, vinavil and combustion on paper laid on canvas

Executed in 1960

(firmato e dedicato al Piero el Burri Roma 61 sul retro

carta, acrilico, vinavil e combustione su carta applicata su tela

Eseguito nel 1960)

cm 44,5x57; inches 17.51 by 22.44

Framed: cm 63x75x5,5; inches 24.80 by 29.52 by 2.16

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This work appears to be in good overall condition. There is a minor trace of a small fold of the paper by the upper left corner. There is a pressure point on the paper along the left-hand edge downwards. No traces of retouching appear to be visible under UV light.

(In generale, l'opera è in buone condizioni conservative. Vi è una minore traccia di una piccola piegatura della carta in corrispondenza dell'angolo superiore sinistro. Vi è un punto di pressione della carta lungo il bordo sinistro verso il basso. Non vi sono tracce di ritocchi visibili alla luce UV.)

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Piero Sadun Collection, Rome

Private Collection, Japan

Thence by descent to the present owner (Ivi acquisito dall'attuale proprietario)

Cesare Brandi, Burri, Rome 1963, p. 217, n. 314, illustrated

Nemo Sarteanesi, Burri. Contributi al Catalogo Sistematico, Città di Castello 1990, pp. 442-443, n. 1901, illustrated

Bruno Corà, Alberto Burri. Catalogo generale. Pittura 1958-1978, Città di Castello 2015, vol. II, pp. 96-97, n. 868, illustrated in colour

Rita Olivieri, Chiara Sarteanesi, Alberto Burri. Catalogo generale. Repertorio cronologico 1945-1994, Città di Castello 2015, vol. VI, p. 138, n. i.6029, illustrated