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GIACOMO BALLA
TORINO, 1871 - ROMA, 1958


Ingrandisci Immagine
Code
3255
Folla + paesaggio (crowd + landscape) (1915 )
Collage of painted papers on tissue paper mounted on canvas, laid down on board
152,5 x 66,7 cm
Signed balla, inscribed futurista and dated 1915 (lower center)
Provenance: F. t. marinetti, rome (a gift of the artist in 1915) - b. cappa marinetti, rome (by descent from the above 1944-1958) - larry lewis winston, birmingham (acquired in 1962) - l winston malbin, ny - acquired at the above sale by a. alfred taubman

ESPOSIZIONI: new york, museum of modern art; detroit, detroit institute of arts & los angeles, los angeles county museum of art, futurismus, 1961-62, no 17, illustrated in the catalogue // detroit institute of arts & new york, museum of modern art, selections from the collections of the friends of modern art, 1969, no 23 // new york, the solomon r. guggenheim museum, futurism, 1973-74, no. 20, illustrated in the catalogue p. 57 // washington, d.c., national gallery of art, aspects of twentieth-century art: european painting and sculpture, 1978, no 56, illustrated in the catalogue // philadelphia, philadelphia museum of art, futurismus and the international avant garde, 1980-81, no 13, illustrated in the catalogue // new haven, yale university art gallery, f.t. marinetti and futurism, 1983, no 7, illustrated in the catalogue <br><br> bibliografie: maria drudi gambillo & teresa fiori, eds., archivi del futurismo, vol. ii, rome, 1962, no 230, illustrated p. 117 // herta wescher, collage, new york, 1968, illustrated pl. 52 // david schaff, three origins of modernism: expressionism, futurism and the russian avant garde in art international, new york, august-september 1981, p. 34 // gene baro, a lifelong education of the senses in living with art, new york, 1988, illustrated p. 140 // anne coffin hanson, ed., the futurist imagination: word + image in italian futurist painting, drawing, collage and free-word poetry, new haven, 1983, illustrated p. 88 // giacomo balla, coloratissimo e luminosissimo (exhibition catalogue), galleria d'arte cinquantasei bologna, 2013, no. 29, illustrated p. 167 (titled dimostrazione interventista)

Auction sale: SOTHEBY'S - NEW YORK
Auction: The Collection of A. Alfred Taubman: Masterworks , 04/11/2015
Lot: 40
Appraisal: $ 2.500.000,00 / 3.500.000,00
Adjudication: Unsold