Sacco E Bianco
Artwork: Sacco E Bianco
Size: 68.5 x 57 cm
Medium: Fabric, burlap, oil and vinavil on fabric
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Signed and dated 'Burri 53' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: D. Thompson Collection, Pittsburgh; Galleria Blu, Milan; Galleria Gissi, Turin; Private Collection, Italy (acquired from the previous in 1969); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Pittsburgh, Museum of Art Carnegie Institute, Paintings by Alberto Burri, 1957-1958, no. 4 (illustrated and titled With striped material from Castello, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago; Buffalo, Albright Art Gallery and San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Art; Lucerne, Kunstmuseum, Italienische Maler der Gegenwart, 1960 (with titled Con materiale di Castello, p. 9); Turin, Galleria Gissi, Epica della vitalita, 1969, no. 5 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Turin, Galleria La Bussola, Antologia Internazionale, 1969; Acqui Terme, Palazzo 'Liceo Saracco', 'Amate sponde' Pittura di paesaggio in Italia dal 1910 al 1984, 1984 (illustrated in colour with incorrect medium, unpaged); Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Burri opere 1944-1995, 1996-97 (illustrated in colour, p. 172). This exhibition later travelled to Munich, Lenbachhaus and Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts; Acqui Terme, Palazzo 'Liceo Saracco', I 'neri' di Burri, 2003 (illustrated in colour, p. 53); Milan, Museo della Permanente, Filoluce. Da Balla a Boetti, da Fontana a Flavin, 2005 (illustrated in colour, p. 46); p. 106

Christie's London

Date: 2019-10-04
Lot Number: 113