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    Sale 2128

    Christie's Interiors

    13 - 14 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 336

    Mirko (ITALIAN, 1910-1983)

    Leone Urlante

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mirko (ITALIAN, 1910-1983)
    Leone Urlante
    bronze with brown patina
    30 x 38 x 8¾ in. (76.2 x 96.5 x 22.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1957.


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    Provenance

    With Catherine Viviano Gallery, Inc., New York, from whom acquired by family of the present owner in 1958.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following provenance for the lot:
    With Catherine Viviano Gallery, Inc., New York, from whom acquired by family of the present owner in 1958.

    Please note the following literature for the lot:
    Arts, June 1957, p. 45.
    Arts and Architecture, July 1957, p. 4.
    Vogue, 1 September 1957, p. 259.
    Interiors, January 1958, p. 76.

    Please note the following exhibition history for the lot:
    New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, May 1957 (illustrated on cover of exhibition catalogue).
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Drawings and Sculpture by Mirko, 16 April-17 May 1958.

    Please note that the present lot was executed in 1957.


    Literature

    Arts, June 1957, p. 45.
    Arts and Architecture, July 1957, p. 4.
    Vogue, 1 September 1957, p. 259.
    Interiors, January 1958, p. 76.


    Exhibited

    New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, May 1957 (illustrated on cover of exhibition catalogue).
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Drawings and Sculpture by Mirko, 16 April-17 May 1958.