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Lot No. 61


Francesco Messina *


(Lingualossa/Catania 1900–1995 Milan)
San Sebastiano, 1928 ca., signed on the base, bronze, 65 x 18 x 18 cm (without marble base), 75 x 19.5 x 20 cm (with marble base)

Provenance:
Huber Collection, Rome (written on the label on the reverse)
European Private Collection

Exhibition:
Linz, Mostra d’Arte Italiana Contemporanea Linz, exhibition promoted by Ministero della cultura popolare e dell’educazione nazionale, Governo del Reich, in collaboration with Biennale d’Arte di Venezia, October–November 1942 (label on the marble base)
Venice, XXIII Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, 31 May – 31 October 1942, n. 981 (label on the underside) 

Literature:
M. T. Orengo, F. Ragazzi, Francesco Messina. Sculture, disegni e poesie 1916–1993, Mazzotta ed. 2003, no. 26 with ill. (another example illustrated)
Francesco Messina, Arte Gribaudo, 2001, p. 23 with ill. (another example illustrated)

Three examples of San Sebastiano are known to the Fondazione Francesco Messina. The present work is the first one realized by the artist.

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

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it

24.11.2020 - 16:00

Realized price: **
EUR 32,800.-
Estimate:
EUR 15,000.- to EUR 20,000.-

Francesco Messina *


(Lingualossa/Catania 1900–1995 Milan)
San Sebastiano, 1928 ca., signed on the base, bronze, 65 x 18 x 18 cm (without marble base), 75 x 19.5 x 20 cm (with marble base)

Provenance:
Huber Collection, Rome (written on the label on the reverse)
European Private Collection

Exhibition:
Linz, Mostra d’Arte Italiana Contemporanea Linz, exhibition promoted by Ministero della cultura popolare e dell’educazione nazionale, Governo del Reich, in collaboration with Biennale d’Arte di Venezia, October–November 1942 (label on the marble base)
Venice, XXIII Biennale Internazionale d’Arte, 31 May – 31 October 1942, n. 981 (label on the underside) 

Literature:
M. T. Orengo, F. Ragazzi, Francesco Messina. Sculture, disegni e poesie 1916–1993, Mazzotta ed. 2003, no. 26 with ill. (another example illustrated)
Francesco Messina, Arte Gribaudo, 2001, p. 23 with ill. (another example illustrated)

Three examples of San Sebastiano are known to the Fondazione Francesco Messina. The present work is the first one realized by the artist.

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

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it


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Auction: Modern Art
Date: 24.11.2020 - 16:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: online


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