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    Sale 2508

    Post War and Contemporary Art

    26 May 2008, Milan, Palazzo Clerici

  • Lot 67

    Francesco Somaini (1926-2005)

    Obliqua. Il gesto

    Price Realised  


    Francesco Somaini (1926-2005)
    Obliqua. Il gesto
    firmata, datata e numerata a punzone Somaini 59.12 (in basso a destra)
    scultura in bronzo patinato e scavato
    cm 23,2x41x28
    Eseguita nel 1959

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    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.
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    Galleria Notizie, Torino


    Torino, Galleria Notizie, Sculture di Somaini, aprile 1959
    Milano, Galleria Blu, Recenti sculture di Somaini, maggio 1959, cat. (illustrata)
    Rimini, Palazzo dell'Arengo, Premio Morgan's Paint, 2a Biennale per la pittura, scultura, bianco e nero, 15 luglio - 30 agosto 1959, cat., n. 292