Contemporary Day Auction, including the Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection

Contemporary Day Auction, including the Ralph I. Goldenberg Collection

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Alighiero Boetti


Auction Closed

June 26, 03:48 PM GMT


80,000 - 120,000 GBP

Lot Details


Alighiero Boetti

1940 - 1994


titled (upper centre); signed, dated 1973 and variously inscribed (on the reverse)

ballpoint pen on paper laid on canvas

70 by 100 cm. 27½ by 39⅜ in.

framed: 71.5 by 101.5 cm. 28⅛ by 40 in.

Executed in 1973.

Zaira Mis, Brussels

Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

Acquired from the above in 2015 by the present owner

Exh. Cat., London, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Un Pozzo Senza Fine, 2006, p. 17, illustrated in colour

Jean-Christophe Ammann, Alighiero Boetti: Catalogo Generale, Tomo Secondo, Milan 2012, no. 475, p. 89, illustrated in colour

Dr. Rolf Lauter, Alighiero Boetti, London 2014, p. 43, illustrated in colour

Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía; London, Tate Modern and New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, October 2011 - October 2012, p. 101, illustrated in colour

Hong Kong, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Alighiero Boetti Pier Paolo Calzolari, Mario Merz, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, May - July 2012

Doha, Katara Cultural Village, Alighiero Boetti, March - May 2013

Brussels, Boghossian Fondation, Ekphrasis: Writing in Art, October 2019 - February 2020, p. 58, illustrated in colour