6 February 2003
Gino Severini (1883-1966)
Mare e cielo
signed 'G. Severini' (lower right)
gouache and pastel on paper
25 5/8 x 19 3/8in. (64.9 x 49.1cm.)
Executed in 1955-56
Galerie Rapaire, Monte Carlo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973.
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Mrs Romana Severini Brunori has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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