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    Sale 5390

    20th Century British Art

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    Pietro Annigoni (1910-1988)

    St. Jerome

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Pietro Annigoni (1910-1988)
    St. Jerome
    tempera on panel
    20 x 14¾ in. (50.8 x 37.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1950.


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    Provenance

    Lady Howard de Walden.
    Rev. Bryan R.S. Houghton, and by descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot is signed with monogram and dated 'L' (lower left). Please also note the present work is painted on paper laid on panel.
    The lot is no. 95 in Pelizzari's book on the artist, and not no. 96 as stated in the catalogue.


    Literature

    N. Rasmo, Pietro Annigoni, Florence, 1961, no. 56.
    U. Bellocchi, Pietro Annigoni, Bologna, 1976, p. 231.
    A. Morucci, Maestro del realismo italiano contemporaneo, Bedizzole, 1981, p. 9.
    L. Pelizzari, Pietro Annigoni Il periodo inglese: 1949-1971, Rome, 1991, pp. 157, 272, no. 96, fig. 198.


    Exhibited

    Rome, Palazzo della Quadriennale, VI Quadriennale Nazionale di Roma, 1951-1952, catalogue not traced.
    Paris, Galerie Beaux Arts, Peintures et Desseins de Pietro Annigoni, December 1953, catalogue not traced.
    London, Wildenstein, An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Pietro Annigoni, April - May 1954, no. 17.