New York, Park Avenue
20 November 1998
Massimo Campigli (1895-1971)
signed and dated 'CAMPIGLI 39 + 48' (lower right)
oil on canvas
41 x 21 in. (104.8 x 54 cm.)
Painted in 1939-1948
Ignacio Acquarone, Concordia, Entre Rios.
Galera Bonino (Pietro Zuffi), Buenos Aires.
Acquired from the above by the present owners.
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Venice, Bienalle, 1948.
Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Coleccion Acquarone, Pintura Italian a Contemporanea, July-August 1965, no.17 (illustrated in color).
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately