Lot No. 526


Osvaldo Licini *


Osvaldo Licini * - Modern Art

(Monte Vidon Corrado 1894–1958)
“Portafortuna”, 1950, titled on the reverse, with dimension, oil on canvas, 13.1 x 16.5 cm, (exhibition frame), (AR)

Provenance:
Galleria d’arte Narciso, Turin (label on the reverse)
Private Collection, Turin
European Private Collection

Exhibition:
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1967 – 68, no. 67, p. 47, titled ‘Amalassunte portafortuna’
Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, 1968-1969, no. 138, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 2 February – 9 March 1969, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 1969, 2 February - 9 March 1969, titled, dated ‘Amalassunta, 1950 – 51’, (label on the reverse)
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1971, no. 102, p. 21 Ascoli Piceno, Palazzo dei capitani del popolo, Osvaldo Licini: dipinti e disegni, 10 September - 5 November 1988, exh. cat. no. 87 with ill., p.98 (with wrong technique: oil on paper), (label on the reverse)

Literature:
Giuseppe Marchiori, I cieli segreti di Osvaldo Licini, Alfieri ed., Venice 1968, tav. 218 with ill. (with wrong technique: oil on paper laid down on canvas)

‘With leaves and colours I am now flying away from the abstract towards what is endless and supernatural... no-one will recognise me any more.’ (Osvaldo Licini) ‘Painting is the art of freely-conceived colours and forms, it is also a wilful act of creation and, unlike architecture, it is an irrational art, where creativity and imagination predominate. Then I picked two hundred good paintings I had made from life and took them to the attic.
’(Osvaldo Licini)

Provenance:
Galleria d’arte Narciso, Turin (label on the reverse)
Private Collection, Turin
European Private Collection

Exhibition:
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1967 – 68, no. 67, p. 47, titled ‘Amalassunte portafortuna’
Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, 1968-1969, no. 138, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 2 February – 9 March 1969, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 1969, 2 February - 9 March 1969, titled, dated ‘Amalassunta, 1950 – 51’, (label on the reverse)
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1971, no. 102, p. 21 Ascoli Piceno, Palazzo dei capitani del popolo, Osvaldo Licini: dipinti e disegni, 10 September - 5 November 1988, exh. cat. no. 87 with ill., p.98 (with wrong technique: oil on paper)

Literature:
Giuseppe Marchiori, I cieli segreti di Osvaldo Licini, Alfieri ed., Venice 1968, tav. 218 with ill. (with wrong technique: oil on paper laid down on canvas)

‘With leaves and colours I am now flying away from the abstract towards what is endless and supernatural... no-one will recognise me any more.’ (Osvaldo Licini) ‘Painting is the art of freely-conceived colours and forms, it is also a wilful act of creation and, unlike architecture, it is an irrational art, where creativity and imagination predominate. Then I picked two hundred good paintings I had made from life and took them to the attic.
’(Osvaldo Licini)

Specialist: Alessandro Rizzi Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it

24.11.2015 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 45,000.-
Estimate:
EUR 40,000.- to EUR 60,000.-

Osvaldo Licini *


(Monte Vidon Corrado 1894–1958)
“Portafortuna”, 1950, titled on the reverse, with dimension, oil on canvas, 13.1 x 16.5 cm, (exhibition frame), (AR)

Provenance:
Galleria d’arte Narciso, Turin (label on the reverse)
Private Collection, Turin
European Private Collection

Exhibition:
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1967 – 68, no. 67, p. 47, titled ‘Amalassunte portafortuna’
Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, 1968-1969, no. 138, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 2 February – 9 March 1969, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 1969, 2 February - 9 March 1969, titled, dated ‘Amalassunta, 1950 – 51’, (label on the reverse)
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1971, no. 102, p. 21 Ascoli Piceno, Palazzo dei capitani del popolo, Osvaldo Licini: dipinti e disegni, 10 September - 5 November 1988, exh. cat. no. 87 with ill., p.98 (with wrong technique: oil on paper), (label on the reverse)

Literature:
Giuseppe Marchiori, I cieli segreti di Osvaldo Licini, Alfieri ed., Venice 1968, tav. 218 with ill. (with wrong technique: oil on paper laid down on canvas)

‘With leaves and colours I am now flying away from the abstract towards what is endless and supernatural... no-one will recognise me any more.’ (Osvaldo Licini) ‘Painting is the art of freely-conceived colours and forms, it is also a wilful act of creation and, unlike architecture, it is an irrational art, where creativity and imagination predominate. Then I picked two hundred good paintings I had made from life and took them to the attic.
’(Osvaldo Licini)

Provenance:
Galleria d’arte Narciso, Turin (label on the reverse)
Private Collection, Turin
European Private Collection

Exhibition:
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1967 – 68, no. 67, p. 47, titled ‘Amalassunte portafortuna’
Turin, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, 1968-1969, no. 138, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 2 February – 9 March 1969, titled and dated “Amalassunta, 1950-51”, (label on the reverse)
Bologna, Palazzo dell’Archiginnasio, 1969, 2 February - 9 March 1969, titled, dated ‘Amalassunta, 1950 – 51’, (label on the reverse)
Turin, Galleria Narciso, 1971, no. 102, p. 21 Ascoli Piceno, Palazzo dei capitani del popolo, Osvaldo Licini: dipinti e disegni, 10 September - 5 November 1988, exh. cat. no. 87 with ill., p.98 (with wrong technique: oil on paper)

Literature:
Giuseppe Marchiori, I cieli segreti di Osvaldo Licini, Alfieri ed., Venice 1968, tav. 218 with ill. (with wrong technique: oil on paper laid down on canvas)

‘With leaves and colours I am now flying away from the abstract towards what is endless and supernatural... no-one will recognise me any more.’ (Osvaldo Licini) ‘Painting is the art of freely-conceived colours and forms, it is also a wilful act of creation and, unlike architecture, it is an irrational art, where creativity and imagination predominate. Then I picked two hundred good paintings I had made from life and took them to the attic.
’(Osvaldo Licini)

Specialist: Alessandro Rizzi Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it


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Auction: Modern Art
Date: 24.11.2015 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 14.11. - 24.11.2015


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