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    Sale 7737

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

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 268

    Mario Sironi (1885-1961)

    Natura morta (fiasco bicchiere e libro)

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    Mario Sironi (1885-1961)
    Natura morta (fiasco bicchiere e libro)
    with signature 'SIRONI' (lower right)
    gouache, collage, grey wash, brush and pen and ink and pencil on paper laid down on canvas
    11¾ x 8 3/8 in. (29.7 x 21.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1918

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    Professor Francesco Meloni has verbally confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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    Pre-Lot Text



    A. Brissoni, La natura morta italiana contemporanea, Florence, 1972, no. 119 (illustrated pl. 189).


    Jerusalem, The Israel Musum, Natura morta Italiana: Italian Still Life Painting from Four Centuries, June - October 1994, no. 106.
    Tokyo, Seiji Togo Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art, Italian Still Life Painting, April - May 2001, no. 46 (illustrated p. 84); 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, no. 80.