MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

21 JUNE 2023

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

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GIACOMO BALLA

(Torino 1871 - Roma 1958)

Fallimento - sketch

1902 ca.

oil on board

23x31 cm - with original frame 24.4x33 cm

signed "BALLA" lower right

dedicated on the reverse

on the reverse inscribed by Balla: AL MIO CARO DOTT/ ROTELLA/ NOBILE CUORE/ GENIALE SENATORE/ DI VITE UMANE/QUESTO BOZZETTO/ DEL MIO QUADRO/ FALLIMENTO/ GBALLA/ ROMA 5 OTTOBRE 1944

 

The artwork has a certificate of authenticity released by Elena Gigli, dated 3 November 2018.

The artwork is registered at Archivio Elena Gigli series 218 n.836.

 

Provenance

Giacomo Balla, Rome

Rotella collection, Rome [1968]

Private collection, Rome

Private collection

 

Exhibited

Galleria Donatella Russo, Balla. 40 opere dal 1902 al 1943, curated by E.Crispolti, Rome, November 1987, p.9 (ill.)

Fondazione Ragghianti, L’artista bambino. Infanzia e primitivismi nell’arte del primo novecento, Lucca, 7 March - 2 June 2019, n.II.7, (ill.) p.103

Istituto degli Innocenti, Bambini per sempre! Infanzia e illustrazione nell’arte del primo Novecento, Florence, 9 July - 14 September 2020,p.32 (ill.)

Villa Medici, Griboullage Scarabocchio, Rome, 3 March - 20 May 2022 (traveling exhibition) after at Beaux-Arts de Paris (ENSBA), Paris, 8 February - 30 April 2023, n.22 (ill. lower side) p.289

 

Literature

M.Fagiolo dell'Arco, Balla pre-futurista, Bulzoni editore, Rome, 1968, p. 19 (ill.), description p. 42 n. 36/4 [volume

apparso in occasione della mostra omonima, Galleria L’Obelisco, Roma]

T. Fiori, Archivi del Divisionismo, De Luca, Roma. Volume I 1968; volume II 1969, n. X.59, fig. 1714

 

 

Note: The artwork is dedicated “dottor Rotella, salvatore di vite umane, 5 ottobre 1944”.

 

© GIACOMO BALLA, by SIAE 2023

Estimate 
  140.000 / 220.000
Price realized:  Registration
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