1 July 2008
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926)
bronze with brown patina
22 x 12 x 4in. (55.9 x 30.5 x 10.2cm.)
Executed in 1961, this work is unique
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
F. Gualdoni, Arnaldo Pomodoro Catalogo ragionato della scultura, vol. II, Milan 2007, no. 276 (incorrectly illustrated, p. 472).
Geneva, Musée de l'Athénée, Arnaldo et Gió Pomodoro, November-December 1962 (illustrated, unpaged).
This work is registered in the Archivio Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, under no. 174aI.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Collectors Artur Trawinski and Irmina Nazar discuss their mission to promote Eastern European artists of the Soviet era
Artist, curator and contemporary art expert Patricia Ellis sits down with Jessica Lack to discuss market trends
Christie’s specialists, a gallerist, a conservator and an expert consultant share their inside knowledge with Holly Black
Accessibly priced works by the art world’s leading lights— offered in Contemporary Edition online, 9-17 July
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection