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Artist Piero Manzoni
Title Alfabeto [Nero] #28/60
Media photolithograph on paper
Dated 1958
Size 15.25 x 11.25 in. / 38.7 x 28.6 cm.
Frame Size 31 x 25 x 1.25 in.
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500

Notes
signed, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat and plexiglass

Reference
from the portfolio 8 Tavole di accertamento [8 Works of Verification], published by Vanni Scheiwiller in 1962; to read more about the portfolio, visit collezionedatiffany.com

Provenance
Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, label verso; from the estate of Todd A. Davis, Victoria, British Columbia; Todd was an artist, curator and gallery director in Canada for over 50 years and worked at several galleries in Vancouver, Victoria and Nova Scotia


Biographical Information
Piero Manzoni ~ [1933-1963] Italian
Self-taught artist Manzoni was born in Soncino, province of Cremona. His full name was Count Meroni Manzoni di Chiosca e Poggiolo and his first exhibit was at age 23. His works from approximately 1957 until his death in 1963, questioned and satirized the status of the art object as it had been conceived throughout modernism.
See artist information on the Museum of Modern Art website at www.moma.org/artists/3741; see also extensive entry at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piero_Manzoni; included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website at www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/ulan/index.html

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Piero Manzoni ~ [1933-1963] Italian
Self-taught artist Manzoni was born in Soncino, province of Cremona. His full name was Count Meroni Manzoni di Chiosca e Poggiolo and his first exhibit was at age 23. His works from approximately 1957 until his death in 1963, questioned and satirized the status of the art object as it had been conceived throughout modernism.
See artist information on the Museum of Modern Art website at www.moma.org/artists/3741; see also extensive entry at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piero_Manzoni; included on the Getty Union List of Artist Names Online, by the Getty Research Trust website at www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/ulan/index.html

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