MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

22 JUNE 2022
Auction, 1119
10

GIACOMO BALLA

Estimate
30.000 / 50.000
An export licence is available for this lot

GIACOMO BALLA

(Torino 1871 - Roma 1958)

Portrait of Francesco Vitelleschi Nobili

oil on canvas

78.5x59 cm

signed along the left margin "Balla"

 

Provenance

Christie's, Rome

Private collection

 

Bibliography

Christie's for Italfondiario, Rome, 23rd January 2002

 

Francesco Vitelleschi- Nobili, was born in Rome June the 22sd,1829.

Marquis and Senator of the Kingdom (category 21a) in February 1872, he held the office of President of the Institute from 1902 to 1906, the year of his death (April the 4th, in Rome). It comes from an ancient Roman patrician family.

In 1746 the noble family joined the Vitelleschi family.

 

 

 

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