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    Sale 2185

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June - 1 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 99

    Salvatore Scarpitta (American, 1919-2007)

    Red Friar

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Salvatore Scarpitta (American, 1919-2007)
    Red Friar
    incised with signature and numbered 'SAL #2' (on the underside)
    painted fiberglass ski, wood, leather strap and tin assemblage
    83 x 4¾ x 4½ (210.8 x 12.1 x 11.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1990. This work is number two from an edition of two.


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Private collection, New York.


    Literature

    L. Sansone, Salvatore Scarpitta Catalogue Raisonné, Milan 2005, no. 457, p. 215 (another example illustrated in color).