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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 216

    Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990)

    Bianchi Improvvisi

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Giuseppe Santomaso (1907-1990)
    Bianchi Improvvisi
    signed and dated 'Santomaso '62' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    30 7/8 x 30 7/8in. (78.2 x 78.2cm.)
    Painted in 1962


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    This work is registered in the Archivio Giuseppe Santomaso, Milan, under no. SOT 980.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    L. Alfieri, Santomaso Catalogo ragionato 1931-1974, Venice 1975, no. 399 (illustrated, unpaged).


    Exhibited

    New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Giuseppe Santomaso, March-April 1962, no. 18.