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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 212

    Alicia Penalba (1913-1982)

    Grande Imanta

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Alicia Penalba (1913-1982)
    Grande Imanta
    signed and numbered ‘Penalba 1/4’ (along the side)
    bronze
    41 ¼ x 46 x 20 ½ in. (105 x 117 x 52 cm.)
    Executed in 1962.
    Edition one of four.


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Finarte, Rome, 23 April 2009, lot 265.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the dimensions for this work are: 41 ¼ x 46 x 20 ½ in. (105 x 117 x 52 cm.)


    Literature

    Penalba Sculptures, New York, Galería Bonino, Ltd., 1966, no. 5 (another edition illustrated).
    Exhibition catalogue, Penalba Sculpture: A Loan Exhibition, Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection, 1966 (another edition illustrated).
    J. Merkert, Penalba, Paris, Carmen Martínez Editions, 1977, p. 30-31 (another edition illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Roma, Penalba sculture, galleria Nuovo Carpine, March-September 1969.
    Milan, Galleria Toninelli, November 1969.
    Porto Cervo, Hotel Pitrizza, 1971.
    Ferrara, Penalba, Palazzo dei Diamanti, February-March 1984.