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    Sale 12244

    The Italian Sale

    6 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    Tano Festa (1938-1988)


    Price Realised  


    Tano Festa (1938-1988)

    tempera on paper and wood laid down on board
    12 5/8 x 12 5/8in. (32 x 32cm.)
    Executed in 1961

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    ‘Through geometry I felt there was something else – simple forms alluding to a way of seeing reality’

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Galleria La Salita, Rome.
    Private Collection, Rome.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Rome, Galleria La Salita, Tano Festa, 1961.

    Post Lot Text

    This work is registered in the Archivio Tano Festa under no. A1300/600, and it is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.