London, South Kensington
23 September 2015
Fausto Melotti (1901-1986)
signed 'Melotti' (lower left)
watercolour and coloured pencil on gesso
11 x 17in. (28 x 43.1cm.)
Executed in 1978
Acquired directly from the artist in the 1980s.
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G. Celant, Melotti, vol. II, Milano 1994, n. 1978 12 B (illustrated, p. 692).
‘There is a musical space structured in the building of the harmony’ (F. Melotti, quoted in ‘Antologia di scritti editi e inediti di Fausto Melotti’, in Fausto Melotti: L’acrobata invisibile, exh. cat., Milan 1987, p. 88).
Please note that is this lot is subject to Artist’s Resale Right (‘Droit de Suite’). Please refer to the back of the catalogue for further information.
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