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Forager For Plankton

Artwork:
Forager For Plankton
Size:
128 x 104 cm
Medium :
Bandages and mixed media on canvas
Creation Year:
1959
Marks
Signed, titled and dated '1959' on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Galleria Notizie, Turin; Private Collection, Turin (acquired from the previous in 1972); Thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition History :
Los Angeles, Dwan Gallery, Salvatore Scarpitta, 1961; Milan, Galleria dell’Ariete, Salvatore Scarpitta 1958-1963, 1964, no. 5

Turin, Galleria Notizie; and Brescia, Studio C, Salvatore Scarpitta, 1972, n.p., no. 4, illustrated

Radda, Castello di Volpaia, Salvatore Scarpitta, 1992, n.p., no. 6, illustrated

Bagheria, Civica Galleria Renato Guttuso, Scarpitta, 1999, p. 90, no. 49, illustrated in colour, p. 144, no. 49 (text)

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2016-10-07
Lot Number :
8
Low Estimate :
$1,284,570[+80%]*
High Estimate :
$1,926,860[+20%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,312,230
Sold For :
$2,781,094*