Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction

Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction

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Auction Closed

March 2, 07:38 PM GMT


500,000 - 700,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a European Collection

Enrico Castellani

1930 - 2017

Utile Verifica

signed Enrico Castellani, titled Utile Verifica and dated 1971 (on the stretcher)

acrylic on shaped canvas

179.9 by 179.9 cm. 70⅞ by 70⅞ in.

Executed in 1971.

This work is registered in the archives of the Fondazione Enrico Castellani, Milan, under number 71-011.




1930 - 2017年


款識:藝術家簽名Enrico Castellani、書題目Utile Verifica並紀年1971(內框)


179.9 x 179.9 公分;70⅞ x 70⅞ 英寸



Please note this lot is subject to an irrevocable bid. Please refer to the online catalogue for information on irrevocable bids. For this lot, please refer to the digital catalogue and not the printed catalogue for information.
Galleria dell'Ariete, Milan (acquired directly from the artist)

Private Collection

Sotheby's London, 28 June 2001, lot 152 (consigned by the above) 

Private Collection (acquired directly from the above)

Galleria Zonca, Milan

Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 2006

Lea Vergine, Dall'informale alla body art. Dieci voci dell'arte contemporanea: 1960 / 1970, Torino, 1976, p. 32, illustrated

Renata Wirz and Federico Sardella, Enrico Castellani: Catalogo RagionatoOpere 1955-2005, Vol. II, Milan, 2012, p. 406, no. 326, illustrated