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    Sale 7618

    The Italian Sale

    20 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 141

    Mario Schifano (1934-1998)

    Da destra verso sinistra

    Price Realised  


    Mario Schifano (1934-1998)
    Da destra verso sinistra
    signed and titled twice 'Schifano Da destra verso sinistra' (on the reverse)
    diptych; oil and enamel on canvas
    70 7/8 x 55 1/8in. (180 x 140cm)
    Executed in 1964

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    This work is registered in the Archivio Mario Schifano, Rome.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Galleria Odyssea, New York.
    Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples.
    Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston.
    Galleria dell'Oca, Rome.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 2000.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct medium is enamel and graphite on canvas
    Please note that the work is sold with a photocertificate by Archivio Mario Schifano, Rome, n. 01266080927

    Pre-Lot Text



    L. Cherubini, Mario Schifano 1960-1965, Milan 2003 (illustrated in colour, unpaged).


    Rome, Galleria dell'Oca, Ricordando Franco Angeli e Mario Schifano, olii e carte: 1960-1966, May-July 2003.
    Rome, Galleria dell'Oca, Roma 1960-1965, allora amici di strada, March-April 2008.