1 July 2008,
Price realised GBP 85,250
GBP 75,000 - GBP 95,000
Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994)
Oggi ventiseiesimo giorno dell'anno millenovecentoottantotto
dated '26 Giorno Agosto 1988' (on the reverse)
42¼ x 43¾in. (107.5 x 111.2cm.)
Executed on 26 August 1988
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, numbered 3894.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Friedman Benda, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Property of a Private North American Collector
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