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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)

    A Forma Isolata

    Price Realised  

    Mimmo Rotella (1918-2006)
    A Forma Isolata
    signed 'rotella' (on the reverse); titled 'A forma isolata' (on the stretcher)
    retro d'affiche on canvas
    31½ x 41 3/8in. (80 x 105cm.)
    Executed in 1960


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    Provenance

    Galleria la Salita, Rome.
    Anon. sale, Christie's Milan, 24 May 2005, lot 337.
    Galleria Tega, Milan.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    P. Restany, Rotella: dal décollage alla nuova immagine, Milan 1963 (illustrated).
    T. Trini, Rotella, Milan 1974 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Rome, Galleria la Salita, Exhibition in Painting, March 1961 (illustrated, unpaged).
    Milan, Rotanda di via Besana, Mimmo Rotella, April-May 1975 (illustrated).