Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
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Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)

Tra l’incudine e il martello (Between the Devil and the Deep Sea)

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
Tra l’incudine e il martello (Between the Devil and the Deep Sea)
signed 'alighiero e boetti' (on the overlap)
embroidery on linen
8 ½ x 8 3/8in. (21.6 x 21.4cm.)
Executed in 1987
Estate of the Artist.
Private Collection, Turin.
Ben Brown Fine Arts, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006.
Turin, Galleria d'Arte Carlina, Alighiero Boetti: Dall'oggi al domani, 2004 (illustrated in colour, p. 35).
London, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Alighiero Boetti: Un pozzo senza fine, Embroideries, 2006, p. 77, no. 5 (illustrated in colour, p. 40).
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Post lot text
This work is registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 3903, and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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