Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 45

 
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Antonio Corpora
Ritorno di sera, 1957.
Oil on canvas
Estimate:
€ 10,000 - 15,000

 
$ 11,400 - 17,100

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Lot description
Ritorno di sera. 1957.
Oil on canvas.
Signed and dated in lower left as well as inscribed with the artist's name on verso of the stretcher, presumably by a hand other than that of the artist. 81 x 100.2 cm (31.8 x 39.4 in). [CH].

• Part of the exhibition "Große Kunstausstellung" at the Haus der Kunst in Munich the year it was made.
• Particularly early work from the important 1950s, a time that marked Corpora's turn to Abstract Expressionism.
• Between 1948 and 1956 Corpora participated four times in the Venice Biennale and also showed works at Documenta I and II in 1955 and 1959.
• In 1952 Corpora founded the artist group "Gruppo degli Otto" together with Giuseppe Santomaso, Giulio Turcato and other artists.
• Works by the artist from the 1950s are on display at, among others, the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo/New York
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Accompanied by a written expetise issued by Giovanni di Summa, Archivio Antonio Corpora, Rome, in June 2020.

PROVENANCE: Galleria Odyssia, Rome (with a typographically inscribed gallery label on verso of the stretcher).
Private collection Luxembourg.

EXHIBITION: Grosse Kunstausstellung München. Italienische Kunst von 1910 bis zur Gegenwart, Haus der Kunst, Munich, June 7 - September 15, 1957, cat. no. 54 (with black-and-white illu. on p. 106, with the exhibition label on verso of the stretcher).

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 13.44 h +/- 20 min.

 


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