Nero Legno
Artwork: Nero Legno
Size: 166 x 115 cm
Medium: Wood, fabric and acrylic on board
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed and dated ‘Burri 61’ (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Private Collection, Florence; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Lissone, Palazzo del Centro del Mobile, XII Premio Lissone 1961 internazionale per la pittura, 1961 (illustrated, p. 20); Paris, Galerie de France, Burri, 1961 (illustrated on the cover; illustrated, p. 18); Milan, Galleria Blu, Pittori della Galleria Blu. Moreni, Canonico, Burri et al., no. 4; L’Aquila, Castello Cinquecentesco, Alternative attuali, Omaggio a Burri, Retrospettiva antologica 1948-1961, 1962, no. 27 (illustrated in colour, p. 17); Milan, Palazzo Reale, La ricerca dell’Identità, 1974-1975, no. 153 (illustrated in colour, p. 179); Luzern, Kunstmuseum Luzern, L’Informale in Italia, 1987, no. 12 (illustrated, p. 63); Turin, Mole Antonelliana, Courbet e l’Informale, 1988-1989 (illustrated in colour, p. 85); Prato, Museo Pecci, Burri Fontana 1949-1968, 1996, no. 37 (illustrated in colour, p. 132); Pordenone, Villa Galvani, AFRO & Italia - America Incontri e Confronti, 2006-2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 127, titled “Senza titolo (Nero)”)

Christie's London

Date: 2016-10-06
Lot Number: 141