Details — Click to read
GINO SEVERINI 1883-1966
Cortona 1883 – 1966 Paris (Italian)
Title: The Violin | Le Violon, 1949
Technique: Signed Pastel on Grey Wove Paper
Size: 34 x 25.5 cm. / 13.4 x 10 in.
Additional Information: This pastel is hand signed by the artist “G. Severini” in the centre of the lower image.
It is also hand titled in pencil by the artist “Le violon”, verso.
The pastel was painted in 1949.
There is a partial sketch in pencil and pastel, verso.
Galleria Sianesi, Milan
Collection of Sergio Saleri, Brescia
The work is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity by Romana Severini Brunori dated on 31/03/2018. This recently re-discovered study will also be included in the revised and updated catalogue raisonné of Severini published previously by Mondadori in 1988.
Literature: Pasquali, M. (2005). La raccolta Sergio Saleri 1954-2005, Stampa Artigianelli spa. Brescia. Reference: p.59 (illustrated).
Condition: Excellent condition. Remnants of brown hinging tape along all sheet edges, verso. With the original artist’s pinholes in the corners of the sheet.