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    Sale 1506

    Milan Modern and Contemporary

    5 - 6 April 2016, Milan, Palazzo Clerici

  • Lot 33

    Agostino Bonalumi (1935-2013)

    Lotto di due opere:

    Price Realised  


    Agostino Bonalumi (1935-2013)
    Lotto di due opere:
    a) Blu
    firma, data e iscrizione Bonalumi - MI - 71 "Blu 13" (sul retro) tela estroflessa e tempera vinilica
    cm 70x100
    Eseguito nel 1971
    Opera registrata presso l'Archivio Agostino Bonalumi, Milano, n. 71-053
    b) Blu
    materiale plastico
    cm 99,5x78,8
    Realizzato nel 1968 in un'edizione di 2000 esemplari mai completata (esemplari realizzati circa 200); esemplare 169/2000 (2)

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    a) Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Zurigo
    ivi acquisito dall'attuale proprietario nel 1971
    b) Xart collection, Zurigo
    ivi acquisito dall'attuale proprietario

    Saleroom Notice

    Autentica dell'Archivio Agostino Bonalumi, Milano, su fotografia
    Photocertificate by Archivio Agostino Bonalumi, Milan


    a) G. Dorfles, Bonalumi, Milano 1973, p. 132 (illustrato)


    a) Zurigo, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Agostino Bonalumi: Raumbilder, spazio sensoriale, 28 agosto - 28 settembre 1971, cat. (illustrato)

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