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Sacco by ALBERTO BURRI

ALBERTO BURRI

(ITALIAN, 1915 - 1995)

Sacco, 1953

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LOT DETAILS


Materials:

burlap, canvas and oil on canvas

Measurements:

33.86 in. (86.00 cm.) (height) by 39.37 in. (100.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed, inscribed and dated 'Burri Roma 53' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, X Quadriennale Nazionale d?Arte ? Situazione dell?arte non figurativa, 1972-1973, p. 217 (listed with incorrect dimensions, unpaged). Milan, Pinacoteca di Brera, Burri, 1984, no. 28 (illustrated in colour with wrong orientation, p. 50). Moscow, Museum of the New Tetrjakova ? Central House of the Artist, Tendencies in Italian Art, Rome 1947-89, 1989. This exhibition later travelled to Leningrad, Central Hall of the Exhibitions. Prato, Museo Pecci, Burri e Fontana, 1996, no. 15 (illustrated in colour, p. 111). Budapest, Szépmuvésti Muzeum, Painting in Italy 1950-1960, 1997, p. 84, no. 8 (illustrated in colour, p. 46). This exhibition later travelled to Prague, Istituto Italiano di Cultura and Krakow, National Museum. Florence, Tornabuoni Arte, Burri. Viaggio al termine della materia, 2005, p. 188, no. 20 (illustrated in colour, p. 79).

Literature:

C. Brandi, Burri, Rome 1963, no. 66 (illustrated with wrong orientation, p. 190). M. Calvesi, Alberto Burri, Milan 1971, p. 24, no. 105 (illustrated with wrong orientation, p. 105). ?Burri? in La Nuova Enciclopedia dell?arte, Milan 1986, no. 1 (illustrated, p. 147). A.B. Oliva, ?Il quadro e la cornice? in Il Mondiale, Rome 1990. Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini (ed.), Burri. Contributi al catalogo sistematico, Cittá di Castello 1990, no. 240 (illustrated in colour with wrong orientation, p. 65). M. Venturoli, ???Alberto Burri? in L?arte in Italia, Florence 1992, no. 532 (illustrated in colour, p. 342). G. Piccioni, ?Burri racconta Burri? in L?Informazione, Rome 1994 (illustrated with wrong orientation, p. 19). M. Baiocchi, G. Santuccio and R. Zuccaro, ?Burri Alberto? in La Piccola Treccani, Dizionario Enciclopedico, Rome 1995. G. Marziani, ?Tagli cuci e brucia sul quadro? in L?opinione delle libertá, Rome 1996. G. Serafini, Burri. La misura e il fenomeno, Milan 1999, p. 242, no. 54 (illustrated with wrong orientation, p. 61). P. Palumbo, Burri una vita, Milan 2007 (illustrated, p. 52). G. Serafini, Burri. Matter first, Florence 2015 (illustrated in colour, p. 53). Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini (ed.), Alberto Burri. General Catalogue, Cittá di Castello 2015, vol. I, p. 305, no. 436 (illustrated in colour, p. 186); vol. VI, no. i.5323 (illustrated in colour, p. 68).

Provenance:

Acquired directly from the artist. E. Tersigni Collection, Rome. Private Collection, Rome. Acquired from the above by the present owner.

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