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Sun, Jul 10, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 1082

Enrico Della Torre Exhibited Pastel Abstract Drawing w/ Catalog

Estimate: $500 - $550

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Enrico Della Torre (Italy, b. 1931) exhibited pastel drawing and exhibition catalog. 1st item: Pastel on paper abstract drawing, titled "Paesaggio" ("Landscape"), comprised of shades of blue and red-orange segments with black linework. Signed and dated "Della Torre 74" upper right. Written inscriptions "No. 69 CAT", title, date, and dimensions along with stamped Galleria D'Arte Cocorocchia label en verso. Additional paper label with number, title, and date affixed en verso. Float mounted under glass with a cream matte in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight: 11 5/8" H x 16" W. Framed: 20 1/2" H x 26 1/2" W. 2nd item: Paperback catalog of the January - February 1976 exhibition at the Sala della Balla in the Sforzesco Castle in Milan, titled "Della Torre disegni, pastelli, incision", published by Electa Editrice (trademark) Milano in 1975. This piece, "Paesaggio, 1974 (cat. 69)", is printed as pl. III.


1st item: Overall very good condition with slight warping of paper. Not examined outside of frame. Mounting board with slight discoloration. 2nd item: Overall good condition with minor toning/creasing of pages and slightly bumped corners.