17 October 2015
Domenico Gnoli (1933-1970)
The departing balloon
signed and dated 'D. Gnoli 60' (lower right)
watercolour, ink and graphite on cardboard
28 x 44 1/8in. (71 x 112cm.)
Executed in 1960
Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist in the early 1960s).
Thence by descent to the present owner.
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C. Pirovano (ed. ), Domenico Gnoli: Antologica, exh. cat., Verona, Galleria d'arte moderna e contemporanea «Achille Forti», 1982-1983, no. 16b (illustrated, p. 88).
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