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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 376

    GIUSEPPE CAPOGROSSI (1900-1972)

    Superficie CP/419

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    GIUSEPPE CAPOGROSSI (1900-1972)
    Superficie CP/419
    inscribed 'Alla mia Olga' (lower left) and 'farlo col marrone e bleu' (along the left edge); signed and dated 'G. Capogrossi 62' (lower right)
    gouache on paper laid down on canvas
    12 5/8 x 9 5/8in. (32 x 24.3cm.)
    Executed in 1962


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    Provenance

    Olga Capogrossi Collection, Rome.
    Galleria La Scaletta, S. Polo di Reggio Emilia.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby’s Milan, 21 May 2009, lot 102.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    G. C. Argan and G. Capogrossi, Capogrossi, Gouaches Collages Disegni, Milan 1981, n. 575 (illustrated, p. 361).


    Exhibited

    New York, Italian Cultural Institute, Giuseppe Capogrossi, 1987.
    Lugano, Villa Malpensata, Disegno Italiano del Novecento, 1990, no. 121 (illustrated, p. 125).