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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)

    Vaso con Pianta Verde

    Price Realised  

    Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933)
    Vaso con Pianta Verde
    signed 'Pistoletto' (on the reverse)
    painted tissue paper on stainless steel
    29 7/8 x 22½in. (76 x 57.1cm.)
    Executed in 1968-70


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Exhibited

    Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Natura Morta Italiana: Italian Still Life Painting from Four Centuries, June-October 1994.
    Tokyo, Seiji Togo Memorial Yasuda Kasai Museum of Art, Italian Still Life Painting, April-May 2001, no. 76 (illustrated in colour, p. 114). This exhibition later travelled to Nigita City, Art Museum, June-July 2001; Hokkaido, Hakodate Museum Art, July-September 2001; Ashikaga, Museum of Art, November-December 2001 and Yamagata, Museum of Art, April-May 2002.
    Ravensburg, Schloss Achberg, Natura morta italiana: Italienische Stilleben aus vier Jahrhunderten, April-October 2003.