• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12724

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | London

    29 September 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    Art & Language (Active since 1967)

    The Geology of the Isle of Shuna, Argyllshire

    Price Realised  

    Art & Language (Active since 1967)
    The Geology of the Isle of Shuna, Argyllshire
    photo printing on wood
    (i) 39 5/8 x 21 7/8in. (100.5 x 55.5cm.)
    (ii) 23 5/8 x 15 ¾in. (60 x 40cm.)
    (iii) 37 ½ x 29 5/8in. (95.3 x 75.3cm.)
    Executed in 1966-67, this work is number four from an edition of ten


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    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.


    Provenance

    Galerie Daniel Templon, Milan.
    Enrico Pedrini Collection, Genoa (acquired from the above in 1973).
    Thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ENRICO PEDRINI, GENOA


    Literature

    F. Caroli, Paola-Immagini, Milan 1979.
    L'art conceptuel-Entrevue, Art Jonction, Le Journal, no. 12, Spring 1998.
    E. Pedrini, Irreversibility and the Avant-Garde : an essay on physics and modern culture, New York 2004 (illustrated, p. 56).


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