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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 267

    Felice Casorati (1883-1963)

    Scodella e zucchini

    Price Realised  

    Felice Casorati (1883-1963)
    Scodella e zucchini
    signed 'F.CASORATI.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    18 1/8 x 15 in. (46 x 38 cm.)
    Painted in 1942


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Turin.
    Galleria La Bussola, Turin, by 1983.
    Anonymous sale, Finarte, Milan, 9 December 1986, lot 233.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    Casorati Archives, no. FC614.
    L. Carluccio, Casorati, Turin, 1964, no. 539, p. 341 (illustrated; titled 'Cetrioli', dated 1946).
    G. Bertolino & E.F. Poli, Casorati, Catalogo generale, Turin, 1995, no. 708, p. 379.


    Exhibited

    Tokyo, Seiji Togo Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art, Italian Still Life Painting, April - May 2001, no. 45 (illustrated p. 83); this exhibition later travelled to Niigata City, Art Museum, Hokkaido, Hakodate Museum of Art, Toyama, Shimin Plaza Art Gallery, Ashikaga, Museum of Art and Yamagata, Museum of Art.
    Ravensburg, Schloß Achberg, Natura morta italiana: Italienische Stilleben aus vier Jahrhunderten, April - October 2003.