The Corn Queen
Artwork: The Corn Queen
Size: 120.5 x 76 cm
Medium: Bandages and mixed media on canvas
Creation year: 1959
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 1959 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 1960); Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Galleria Notizie, Turin (acquired from the previous in 1972) ; Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 1975) ; Studio Guenzani, Milan; Private Collection, Italy (acquired from the previous in the mid-1990s); Sotheby's, London, Italian Identity: An Important Private Collection, 13 October 2011, Lot 11 (consigned by the previous) ; Private Collection, London (acquired from the previous sale); Christie's, New York, 13 May 2014, Lot 25 (consigned by the previous); Acquired from the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Radda in Chianti, Castello di Volpaia, Splendente: Salvatore Scarpitta, September 1992, p. 27, no. 8, illustrated in colour ; Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Salvatore Scarpitta, October 2012-February 2013, p. 132, illustrated in colour; New York, Luxembourg & Dayan, Salvatore Scarpitta: 1956 - 1964, October 2016 - January 2017, p. 12, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's London

Date: 2020-02-11
Lot Number: 30