22 October 2002
Gabriele Basilico (b. 1944)
Roma 2000, Colosseo
gelatin silver print
35½ x 39 3/8in. (90 x 100cm.)
Executed in 2000, this work is number six from an edition of fifteen
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.
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Gabriele Basilico 55, London 2001 (another from the edition illustrated).
Exh. cat., Turin, Galleria d'arte moderna e contemporanea, Gabriele Basilico, fotografie 1978-2002, June-October 2002 (another from the edition illustrated).
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Please note this work is signed 'Gabriele Basilico' on a label affixed to the reverse.
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