Isola Tiberina (Tiber Island)
Artwork: Isola Tiberina (Tiber Island)
Size: 103 x 148 cm
Medium: Oil and tempera on paper laid down on canvas
Creation year: 1966
Marks: Signed 'afro' (lower right); dated and titled '1966. "ISOLA TIBERINA"' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galleria Toninelli, Milan; Private Collection, Milan; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2014
Exhibition history: Turin, Galleria Narciso, Afro, 1968, no. 51 (illustrated, unpaged); Turin, Galleria Civica Arte Moderna, I pittori italiani dell’UNESCO, 1968 (illustrated, p. 130); Milan, Galleria Toninelli, Exhibition of Paintings, 1968; Udine, Chiesa di San Francesco; Pordenone, Palazzo Ricchieri e Villa Galvani, Afro Italia/America Incontri & Confronti, 2006 - 2007 (illustrated in colour, unpaged; illustrated in colour on the exhibition postcard); Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum, Afro, The colour of Emotion, 2009, no. 37 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Paris, Grand Palais, Art Paris, 2009

Christie's London

Date: 2016-10-06
Lot Number: 111