Purple Bust
Artwork: Purple Bust
Size: 149.9 x 149.9 cm
Medium: Acrylic and sand on canvas
Creation year: 1969
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'D. Gnoli 1969 'Purple bust'' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Luxembourg & Dayan, London; Private collection, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, Domenico Gnoli in His First American Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, 1969, no. 22; Rome, X Quadriennale, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Aspetti dell'Arte Figurativa Contemporanea, November 1972-May 1973, p. 233, no. 14; Paris, Galeria Isy Brachot, Domenico Gnoli, September-November 1978, no. 17 (illustrated in color); Verona, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti, Domenico Gnoli Antologica, November 1982-January 1983, p. 48, no. 30 (illustrated in color); Hamburg, Thomas Levy, Domenico Gnoli: Bilder - Zeichnungen - Skulpturen - Grafik, May-June 1983, no. 24 (illustrated in color); Lausanne, Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Retrospective Domenico Gnoli, 1983; Spoleto, XXVIII Festival dei Due Mondi, Palazzo Racani-Arroni, Domenico Gnoli, June-July 1985, pp. 82-83, no. 21 (illustrated in color); Milan, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Domenico Gnoli - Disegno e Pittura, September-November 1985, p. 82, no. 21 (illustrated in color); Paris and Brussels, Galeria Isy Brachot, Domenico Gnoli 1933-1970, November 1986-April 1987, n.p. (illustrated in color); Saint Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, Domenico Gnoli, May-June 1987, pp. 80-81, no. 39 (illustrated in color); Mallorca, Fundacion Yannick y Ben Jakober, 'SA NOSTRA': Domenico Gnoli: Pintures Escultures Dibuixos Gravats Esbossos, July-September 1997, pp. 47 and 179, pl. 18 (illustrated in color)

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Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 35B
Low Estimate: $7000000
High Estimate: $10000000