7 February 2008
Piero Dorazio (1927-2005)
signed twice, titled and dated twice 'Scintillazione "I" PIERO DORAZIO - 1962 DORAZIO 62' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
28½ x 21¼in. (72.3 x 54cm.)
Painted in 1962
Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, Rome.
Galerie Bonnier, Lausanne.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner.
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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M. Volpi Orlandini, Dorazio, Venice 1977, no. 768 (illustrated, unpaged).
Rome, Galleria dell'Ariete, Piero Dorazio, October 1965.
Lausanne, Galerie Bonnier, Piero Dorazio, 1966.
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