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    Sale 12244

    The Italian Sale

    6 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)

    Aerei (Planes)

    Price Realised  


    ALIGHIERO BOETTI (1940-1994)
    Aerei (Planes)
    signed and dated ‘alighiero e boetti 1983’ (on the reverse of the central sheet, as per Archivio Boetti’s confirmation)
    ballpoint red pen on paper laid down on canvas
    overall: 15 x 32¼ (38 x 82cm.)
    Executed in 1983

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    ‘My planes are real, they exist and fly every day! They go everywhere, in every direction and travel around the entire world. They are free and also so beautiful!’ (ALIGHIERO BOETTI)

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Private Collection, Verona.
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner.

    Pre-Lot Text



    J.-C. Ammann, Alighiero Boetti. Catalogo generale, Tomo terzo. Opere 1980-1987, Milan 2015, no. 1472 (illustrated in colour, p. 190).

    Post Lot Text

    This work is registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 7270, and it is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.