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    Sale 11798

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    30 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 235

    ARNALDO POMODORO (B. 1926)

    Lettera a K. (Letter to K.)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ARNALDO POMODORO (B. 1926)
    Lettera a K. (Letter to K.)
    incised with the artist's signature and dated 'Arnaldo Pomodoro '65' (lower right)
    bronze
    14 5/8 x 22 ¼ x 3in. (37.3 x 56.5 x 7.5cm.)
    Executed in 1965, this work is from an edition of two plus two artist's proofs


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1976.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. HERBERT KAYDEN AND DR. GABRIELLE REEM


    Literature

    F. Gualdoni (ed.), Arnaldo Pomodoro: Catalogo ragionato della scultura, Tomo I, Milan 2007 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 120).
    F. Gualdoni (ed.), Arnaldo Pomodoro: Catalogo ragionato della scultura, Tomo II, Milan 2007, no. 388 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 521).


    Exhibited

    Kanagawa, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Arnaldo Pomodoro 1956-1993, 1994 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated, p. 47). This exhibition later travelled to Toyama, The Museum of Modern Art, Kurashiki, Ohara Museum of Art and Nishinomiya, Otani Memorial Art Museum.
    Rimini, Museo della Città, Arnaldo Pomodoro, 1995 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated, p. 35).
    Rome, Museo del Corso, Il ‘900 scolpito da Rodin a Picasso, 2000-2001, no. 46 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated, p. 77).
    Geneva, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, La Galleria del Deposito, 2003 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated, p. 60).