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PIERO GILARDI

Zuccaia

PIERO GILARDI

PIERO GILARDI

Zuccaia

Zuccaia

Piero Gilardi

b. 1942

Zuccaia


signed, titled, inscribed restaurato dall'autore nel 1994 and dated 1966 on the reverse

painted polyurethane foam applied on board


This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by the artist on 5 October 2014.


(firmato, intitolato, iscritto restaurato dall'autore nel 1994 e datato 1966 sul retro

poliuretano espanso dipinto applicato su tavola


L'opera è accompagnata da certificato di autenticità su fotografia firmato dall'artista in data 5 ottobre 2014.)


cm 155x155x35; inches 61.02 by 61.02 by 13.78

In general, the work is in good condition. The work has been restored by the artist in 1994, as for the artist's inscription the reverse. There are some dust deposits spread evenly over the surface. On the surface of the pumpkins, there are some cracks inherent in the artist's choice of medium and technique. There are signs of wear with some losses of material at the corners.

(In generale, l'opera è in buone condizioni conservative. L'opera è stata restaurata dall'artista nel 1994, come da iscrizione dell'artista sul retro. Vi sono depositi di polvere diffusi uniformemente sulla superficie. Sulla superficie delle zucche, vi sono alcune fessurazioni inerenti alla scelta dei materiali e della tecnica dell'artista. Vi sono segni di usura con alcune cadute di materia in corrispondenza degli angoli.)


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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The Artist

Luciano Pistoi Collection, Turin

Acquired from the above by the present owner in the mid-1990s (Ivi acquistato dall'attuale proprietario a metà anni Novanta)

Trieste, Castello di San Giusto, Museo di Storia Naturale, Acquario, Museo del Mare, Museo Sartorio, Natura Naturans, 1996, pp. 28-29, n. 4, illustrated in colour; p. 67

Parma, Galleria d'Arte Niccoli, "L'arte Pop in Italia" Pittura, Design e Grafica negli anni sessanta, 1999-2000, p. 69, illustrated in colour