Lot 41: SIRONI MARIO (1885 - 1961) Ship smokestacks and cranes.
November 30, 2016
Brescia , ItalyLive Auction
Description: SIRONI MARIO (1885 - 1961). Ship smokestacks and cranes.. 1920-21. The work for its stylistic characteristics, iconographic and also for his own measures, is to be placed between studies that the artist predispose for the magazine "The Italian industries illustrated" founded by U. Notari in Milan in 1917, and which saw the collaboration of Sironi from 1920 to 1921. The artist in 1920 illustrated four issues of the magazine with the same subject. After 1955 the work suffered a resizing and lost the lower part (more than half). Provenance: Heirs Calcaterra, Brescia; Private collection, Turin. Publications: âVita italianaâ magazine, cover, number 22, 1955; Auction House Capitoliumart, auction catalog no. 140, June 15, 2016, lot 193; Sothebys, Italian Sales, catalog auction of 15 October 2010, lot # 4. Associazione per il Patrocinio e la Promozione della Figura e dellâOpera di Mario Sironi, Milano, certificate on photo. Francesco Meloni authenticity certificate on photo (copy, the original was lost).. Cm 73,00 x 44,00.
Dimensions: Cm 73,00 x 44,00
Artist or Maker: SIRONI MARIO (1885 - 1961)
Medium: Tempera on paper mounted on canvas