• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 177

    Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

    Una parola al vento due parole al vento tre parole al vento 100 parole al vento

    Price Realised  

    Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
    Una parola al vento due parole al vento tre parole al vento 100 parole al vento
    signed 'Alighiero Boetti' (on the reverse)
    embroidery on canvas mounted on panel
    35½ x 10in. (90.2 x 25.4cm.)
    Executed in 1989


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    This work is registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 1234.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Kaess-Weiss, Stuttgart.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the exhibition details are incorrect.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Bonn, Bonner Kunstverein, Alighiero e Boetti: "Synchronizität als ein Prinzip akausaler Zusammenhänge, September-November 1992. Frankfurt, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Alighiero Boetti: mettere al mondo il mondo, January-May 1998.