Property from an Important Private Collection, Rome

Alberto Burri

Legno Nero Rosso

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March 2, 07:38 PM GMT


3,000,000 - 4,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from an Important Private Collection, Rome

Alberto Burri

1915 - 1995

Legno Nero Rosso

signed Burri and dated 60 (on the verso)

wood, acrylic and fabric on canvas

130 by 200 cm. 51⅛ by 78¾ in.

Executed in 1960.




1915 - 1995年




130 x 200 公分;51⅛ x 78¾ 英寸


Private Collection, Rome (acquired directly from the artist)

Private Collection, Rome (acquired from the above circa 1975)

Private collection, Rome (acquired from the above)

Cesare Brandi, Burri, Rome, 1963, n.p., no. 38, illustrated in colour

Nemo Sarteanesi, Burri: Contributi al Catalogo Sistematico, Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini, Città di Castello, 1990, pp. 148-49, no. 615, illustrated in colour

Dalai Emiliani, Per una critica della museografia del Novecento in Italia, Venice, 2008, p. 138, illustrated in colour

Bruno Corà, Ed., Alberto Burri, General Catalogue, Painting, 1958-1978, Città di Castello, 2015, p. 38, no. 718 (Vol. II) and p. 135, no. i. 602 (Vol. VI), illustrated in colour

Fredericton, The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, The Dunn International: An Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, September - December 1963; catalogue, n.p., no. 11, illustrated; this exhibition later travelled to London, Tate Gallery

London, Marlborough New London Gallery, Alberto Burri, October 1963; catalogue, illustrated

New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Alberto Burri, 1964; catalogue, illustrated

London, Tate Gallery, Painting & Sculpture of a Decade 54-64, April – June 1964; catalogue, p. 35, no. 198, illustrated in colour