1 July 2010
Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)
Asta cielare IV
signed and numbered 'Arnaldo Pomodoro 4/9' (on the base)
bronze with gold patina
106½ x 11 3/8 x 10¼in. (270.5 x 29 x 26cm.)
Executed in 1978-80, this work is number four from an edition of nine plus four artist's proofs
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco.
Private Collection, San Francisco.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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F. Gualdoni, Arnaldo Pomodoro Catalogo ragionato della scultura, vol. II, Milan 2007, no. 629 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 602)
This work is registered in the Archivio Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, under no. AP427.
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