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(i) Tra il cielo e la terra tra la terra e il cielo (Between the Sky and the Earth Between the Earth and the Sky); (ii) Piegare e spiegare (To Fold and to Unfold); (iii) Un pozzo senza fine (An Endless Well); (iv) Essere sulla cresta dell’onda (To be on the Crest of the Wave); (v) Svelare e rilevare (To Unveil and To Reveal); (vi) A braccia conserte (With Crossed Arms); (vii) Entre chien et loup (Between a Dog and a Wolf); (viii) Il tesoro nascosto (The Hidden Treasure); (ix) Talvolta sole talvolta luna (Sometimes Sun and Sometimes Moon)

Alighiero Boetti-(i) Tra il cielo e la terra tra la terra e il cielo (Between the Sky and the Earth Between the Earth and the Sky); (ii) Piegare e spiegare (To Fold and to Unfold); (iii) Un pozzo senza fine (An Endless Well); (iv) Essere sulla cresta dell’onda (To be on the Crest of the Wave); (v) Svelare e rilevare (To Unveil and To Reveal); (vi) A braccia conserte (With Crossed Arms); (vii) Entre chien et loup (Between a Dog and a Wolf); (viii) Il tesoro nascosto (The Hidden Treasure); (ix) Talvolta sole talvolta luna (Sometimes Sun and Sometimes Moon)-1994

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Artwork:
(i) Tra il cielo e la terra tra la terra e il cielo (Between the Sky and the Earth Between the Earth and the Sky); (ii) Piegare e spiegare (To Fold and to Unfold); (iii) Un pozzo senza fine (An Endless Well); (iv) Essere sulla cresta dell’onda (To be on the Crest of the Wave); (v) Svelare e rilevare (To Unveil and To Reveal); (vi) A braccia conserte (With Crossed Arms); (vii) Entre chien et loup (Between a Dog and a Wolf); (viii) Il tesoro nascosto (The Hidden Treasure); (ix) Talvolta sole talvolta luna (Sometimes Sun and Sometimes Moon)
Size:
24 x 25; 23.5 x 23.5; 24 x 24; 22 x 21; 16.5 x 16.5; 17.5 x 17.5; 18 x 17.5; 17.5 x 18; 22 x 22.5 cm
Medium :
Embroidery on canvas
Creation Year:
1994
Marks
(i) Signed twice 'alighiero e boetti' (on the overlap); (iv) Signed, dated and inscribed 'alighiero e boetti PESHAWAR BY AFGHAN PEOPLE 1990' (on the turnover edge)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
(i) Executed circa 1987; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 4896 (ii) Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 8569; (iii) Executed circa 1981; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 7222; (iv) Executed in 1990; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 4893; (v) Executed circa 1987; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 8244; (vi) Executed circa 1993; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 7331; (vii) Executed circa 1994; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 8570; (viii) Executed circa 1994; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 8572; (ix) Executed circa 1994; Registered in the Archivio Alighiero Boetti, Rome, under no. 8571
Provenance :
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner between 1985 and 1994.
Exhibition History :
(i) Tra il cielo e la terra tra la terra e il cielo (Between the Sky and the Earth Between the Earth and the Sky); (ii) Piegare e spiegare (To Fold and to Unfold); (iii) Un pozzo senza fine (An Endless Well); (iv) Essere sulla cresta dell’onda (To be on the Crest of the Wave); (v) Svelare e rilevare (To Unveil and To Reveal); (vi) A braccia conserte (With Crossed Arms); (vii) Entre chien et loup (Between a Dog and a Wolf); (viii) Il tesoro nascosto (The Hidden Treasure); (ix) Talvolta sole talvolta luna (Sometimes Sun and Sometimes Moon)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-10-04
Lot Number :
103
Low Estimate :
$237,447[+11%]*
High Estimate :
$329,787[-20%]*
Hammer Price :
$263,830
Sold For :
$328,138*
Notes :
All accompanied by a certificate of authenticity