Coda di delfino (Tail of a Dolphin)
Artwork: Coda di delfino (Tail of a Dolphin)
Size: 65.5 x 87 x 143 cm
Medium: Canvas on wooden structure
Creation year: 1966
Marks: Signed, inscribed and dated ‘PASCALI 66 CETACEI’ (on the underside)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Giorgio Franchetti Collection, Rome; Emilio Mazzoli Galleria d’Arte, Modena; Giuliano Gibertini Collection, Modena; Zaira Mis, Brussels; Liliane et Michel Durant-Dessert Collection, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Rome, Galleria l’Attico, Pino Pascali. Nuove Sculture, 1966; Bologna, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Registrazione di Frequenze, 1982 (illustrated, p. 102); Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Roma Anni ’60 al di lá della pittura, 1990-1991 (installation view illustrated, p. 196); Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Pino Pascali, 1991 (illustrated, p. 37). Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Museum, Pino Pascali, 1991 (illustrated, p. 54); Paris, Galerie Liliane et Michel Durant-Dessert, Africa -Ouvres de Pino Pascali et des Ejegham, 2001 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Grenoble, Musée de Grenoble, L’Art au Futur Anterieur, 2004 (illustrated, unpaged). New York, Luxembourg & Dayan, The Shaped Canvas Revisited, 2014; London, Luxembourg & Dayan, Melodrama Act 1, 2016

Christie's London

Date: 2016-10-06
Lot Number: 118
Low Estimate: $1945280 [+46%]
High Estimate: $2593700 [+10%]
Hammer Price: $2853070
Sold For: $3409419