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    Sale 1506

    Milan Modern and Contemporary

    5 - 6 April 2016, Milan, Palazzo Clerici

  • Lot 41

    Gino Severini (1883-1966)

    Le Cygne Noir (Ballet)

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    Gino Severini (1883-1966)
    Le Cygne Noir (Ballet)
    firmato g. severini (in basso a destra); iscrizione, data e titolo Medoun 93 mars 1952 "Le cygne noir" (Ballet) (sul retro)
    olio su tela
    cm 115,7x81
    Eseguito nel 1952


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    'La danza del mare, è uno zig-zag di movimenti e di argento e smeraldo in contrasto, ed evoca dentro alla mia plastica sensibilità la visione distante di una ballerina ricoperta di lustrini luccicanti nel suo universo di luce, rumore e suono.

    'The sea dancing, it's zig-zag movements and contrasting silver and emerald, evokes within my plastic sensibility the distant vision of a dancer covered in a sparkling sequins in her world of light, noise and sound'.

    Gino Severini

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    Provenance

    Collezione E. Acosta, Beverly Hills
    ivi acquisito dall'attuale proprietario negli anni Ottanta


    Literature

    D. Fonti, Severini, Milano 1988, p. 546, n. 894 (illustrato)


    Exhibited

    Venezia, XXVI Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, 1952, n. 9
    New York, The Cadby-Birch Gallery, Retrospective Exhibition, 1953
    Zagabria, Savremena Italijanska Umetnost Slikarstvo Skulptura, 1956, cat., n. 73; poi Lubiana; poi Skopje; poi Belgrado
    Roma, Palazzo Venezia, Mostra di Gino Severini, maggio - giugno 1961, cat., n. 112


    Post Lot Text

    'LE CYGNE NOIR (BALLET)' (THE BLACK SWAN - BALLET); SIGNED LOWER RIGHT; INSCRIBED, DATED AND TITLED (ON THE REVERSE); OIL ON CANVAS