20 October 2003
MARIO GIACOMELLI (1925-2000)
Mario Giacomelli: La Gente
Bristol: The Bristol Workshops in Photography, 1981. 18 gelatin silver prints. Each signed by the artist in ink, titled (abbreviated) and dated in an unknown hand in pencil, stamped Lo no hó mani ché accarezzino il volto on the verso; each titled and dated in an unknown hand in pencil on the mat. Each approximately 15 5/8 x 11 7/8in. (39.2 x 30.2cm.), or the reverse. Title page; poem by Giacomelli, Salesman of Time; and list of plates, numbered 9 in an unknown hand in white pencil. Number 9 of an edition of 30. Contained in a large folio linen clamshell box with gilt title on a leather label affixed to the lid.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Titles and images available on request.
Property of Kenneth L. Freed
With her high-piled ringlets, gold earrings and heavy black kohl, the woman portrayed in this funerary painting offers a glimpse of life almost 2,000 years ago
Hongmiao Shi gets the specialists’ perspectives on a quartet of precious artworks and objects available for immediate purchase