Agostino Bonalumi (1935-2013)
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Agostino Bonalumi (1935-2013)

Rosa (Pink)

Agostino Bonalumi (1935-2013)
Rosa (Pink)
signed and dated ' A Bonalumi 64' (on the reverse)
vinyl tempera on shaped canvas
27 5/8 x 23 5/8in. (70.2 x 60cm.)
Executed in 1964
Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist in the mid 1960s).
Private Collection (by descent).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's Milan, 27 November 2012, lot 40.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
F. Bonalumi & A. Fiz (eds.), Bonalumi, Cinisello Balsamo 2014, no. 20 (illustrated in colour, p. 68).
F. Bonalumi and M. Meneguzzo (eds.), Agostino Bonalumi catalogo ragionato, vol. II, Milan 2015, no. 133 (illustrated, p. 354).
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Post lot text
This work is registered with the Archivio Bonalumi uder no. 64-043 and is accompanied by a photocertificate released by Archivio Bonalumi, Milan.

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Lot Essay

‘Each work for me is already conceived as having a certain colour: we might say that it is born in colour. I have even written that my works are not coloured forms, but forms emerging from colours, hence light.’
–Agostino Bonalumi

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