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Date of the auction: 10.12.2019

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Gianfilippo Usellini "Untitled" 1963 oil on canvas cm 35x55 Signed lower ri...

Gianfilippo Usellini (Milano 1903 - Arona 1971)
"Untitled" 1963
oil on canvas
cm 35x55
Signed lower right and dated 1963 lower left
Signed and dated 1963 on the reverse

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"Senza titolo" 1963
olio su tela
cm 35x55
Firmato in basso a destra e datato 1963 in basso a sinistra
Firmato e datato 1963 al

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €3,500 - €5,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Mario Cavaglieri "La méche bianca" 1918 oil on canvas cm 134x188 Signed and...

Mario Cavaglieri (Rovigo 1887 - Pavia 1969)
"La méche bianca" 1918
oil on canvas
cm 134x188
Signed and dated 18 upper right

Provenance
Heirs Grubicy, Milan
Galleria Pesaro, Milan
Galleria Pegaso, Milan
Private collection, Milan

Exhibition
"H. St. Lerche-Mario Cavaglieri" Casa Cagiati, Rome, May

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €35,000 - €50,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Carlo Erba "Trottole del sobborgo (che vanno)" 1914-15 oil on paper liad do...

Carlo Erba (Milano 1884 - Ortigara 1917)
"Trottole del sobborgo (che vanno)" 1914-15
oil on paper liad down on canvas
cm 24x43
Signed lower right

Provenance
Private collection, Milan

Exhibition
“Erba, una memoria nel futurismo 1884 - 1917” Calcografia Nazionale, Rome, April – May 1981, ill. in the

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Giacomo Balla "Scena spirituale (uomo e donna nel fluido compenetrato di lu...

Giacomo Balla (Torino 1871 - Roma 1958)
"Scena spirituale (uomo e donna nel fluido compenetrato di luce)" 1925-30 ca.
oil on board
cm 33.2x20.3
Signed lower left

Exhibition
"300 dipinti di maestri contemporanei" Galleria Brera, Rome, 1965

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Giulio D'Anna "Il treno in corsa" 1929 circa oil on canvas cm 59x96 Signed ...

Giulio D'Anna (Villarosa 1908 - Messina 1978)
"Il treno in corsa" 1929 circa
oil on canvas
cm 59x96
Signed lower right

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by the Archivio Storico del Futurismo Siciliano, Palermo

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"Il treno in corsa" 1929 circa
olio su tela
cm 59x96
Firmato in

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €12,000 - €16,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Julius Evola "Untitled" 1919-20 ca. oil on cardboard cm 40x36 Signed lower ...

Julius Evola (Roma 1898 - 1974)
"Untitled" 1919-20 ca.
oil on cardboard
cm 40x36
Signed lower left

This work is accompanied by an authenticity certificate issued by Prof. Francesco Tedeschi, Milan, dated 24-06-2019

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"Senza titolo" 1919-20 circa
olio su cartone
cm 40x36
Firmato in basso a

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €15,000 - €25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Atanasio Soldati "Natura morta con paesaggio" 1931 - 1932 oil on canvas cm ...

Atanasio Soldati (Parma 1896 - 1953)
"Natura morta con paesaggio" 1931 - 1932
oil on canvas
cm 61.5x51
Signed and dated IX lower left
Titled, signed and dated 1932 on the reverse

Provenance

Private collection, Milan

Exhibition
"Arte astratta italiana 1909 - 1959" Galleria Nazionale d'arte

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €6,000 - €8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Felice Carena "La cena di Emmaus" 1922 oil on canvas cm 130x150 Signed and ...

Felice Carena (Cumiana 1879 - Venezia 1966)
"La cena di Emmaus" 1922
oil on canvas
cm 130x150
Signed and titled 1922 lower right

Provenance
Fasola Collection, Rome
Private collection, Rome

Exhibition
"XV Biennale Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia" Venice, 1926, room V, n. 3
"7° Biennale Nazionale

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Massimo Campigli "Figure di donne" 1954 oil on canvas cm 50x65 Signed and d...

Massimo Campigli (Berlino 1895 - St. Tropez 1971)
"Figure di donne" 1954
oil on canvas
cm 50x65
Signed and dated 54 lower right

Provenance
Galleria La Loggia, Bologna
Cicognani collection, Rome

Exhibition
"36 dipinti di Maestri italiani" Galleria La Loggia, Bologna, 18 December 1954 - 8 January

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Carlo Carrà "Spiaggia" 1963 oil on canvas cm 30x40 Signed and dated 63 lowe...

Carlo Carrà (Quargnento 1881 - Milano 1966)
"Spiaggia" 1963
oil on canvas
cm 30x40
Signed and dated 63 lower right

Provenance
Galleria La Loggia, Bologna
Cicognani collection, Rome

Literature
M.Carrà "Carrà, tutta l'opera pittorica", vol. III, Milan, Edizioni dell'Annunciata - Edizioni della

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €8,000 - €10,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Maurice Utrillo "Eglise de Domrémy (Vosges)" 1937 oil on canvas cm 34x47 Si...

Maurice Utrillo (Parigi 1883 - Dax 1955)
"Eglise de Domrémy (Vosges)" 1937
oil on canvas
cm 34x47
Signed and dated 1937 lower right

Provenance
Private collection, Milan

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by Paul Petridés, Paris, 1979

The Association Maurice Utrillo has kindly

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €25,000 - €30,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Filippo De Pisis "Natura morta con maschera" 1926 oil on canvas cm 65x50 Si...

Filippo De Pisis (Ferrara 1896 - Milano 1956)
"Natura morta con maschera" 1926
oil on canvas
cm 65x50
Signed lower right

Provenance
Collection A. Corradi, Imola
Galleria La Loggia, Bologna
Cicognani collection, Rome

Literature
G. Ballo "Occhio critico 2. La chiave dell'arte moderna" Milan, 1968

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Antonio Calderara "Due pagliacci" 1945 oil on board cm 16x13 Signed with th...

Antonio Calderara (Abbiategrasso 1903 - Vacciago 1978)
"Due pagliacci" 1945
oil on board
cm 16x13
Signed with the initials lower right

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by the Fondazione Antonio e Carmela Calderara, Milan, with n.0258

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"Due pagliacci" 1945
olio su tavola
cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €3,500 - €5,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Antonio Calderara "Natura morta" 1943 oil on cardboard cm 15x20 Signed, tit...

Antonio Calderara (Abbiategrasso 1903 - Vacciago 1978)
"Natura morta" 1943
oil on cardboard
cm 15x20
Signed, titled and dated 43 on the reverse

Provenance
Pagani collection, Milan
Private collection, Milan

Literature
R. Gioli "Antonio Calderara" Milan, Casa d'Arte "Ariel", 1946, n. XXIX

This work

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €5,000 - €6,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Renato Guttuso "Pescatore siciliano" 1950 oil on canvas cm 115x89 Signed an...

Renato Guttuso (Bagheria 1912 - Roma 1987)
"Pescatore siciliano" 1950
oil on canvas
cm 115x89
Signed and dated 50 lower right

Provenance
Private collection, Saronno

Exhibition
Galleria del Corso, Trieste, May 1952

Literature
E. Crispolti "Catalogo Ragionato Generale dei dipinti di Renato

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Mario Sironi "Composizione con nudo femminile" 1958 ca. oil on canvas cm 90...

Mario Sironi (Sassari 1885 - Milano 1961)
"Composizione con nudo femminile" 1958 ca.
oil on canvas
cm 90x70
Signed lower left

Provenance
Galleria del Milione, Milan
Galleria La Loggia, Bologna
Cicognani collection, Rome

Exhibition
"Pittsburgh International Exhibition, Department of Fine Arts

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €6,000 - €8,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Arturo Martini "Giudizio di Salomone" 1935 bronze, lost wax casting system ...

Arturo Martini (Treviso 1889 - Milano 1947)
"Giudizio di Salomone" 1935
bronze, lost wax casting system (casting 1936)
h cm 58.5 (wooden base 3x16x20)
Signed on the base

Provenance
Galleria Il Milione, Milan
William Valentiner, Berlin - New York
Bertoia collection, USA

Exhibition
"20 Firme

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Salvador Dalì "Le Brasier - Le Coupes" 1930 circa pastels and collage on pa...

Salvador Dalì (Figueres 1904 - 1989)
"Le Brasier - Le Coupes" 1930 circa
pastels and collage on paper laid down on cardboard
cm 49.8x31.9
Signed lower right

Provenance
Galleria Gissi, Torino
Collection Emiliano De Fabianis
Private collection, Milan

Exhibition
"La pittura moderna straniera nelle

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €25,000 - €35,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Alberto Savinio "La fille de la statue" 1926-1927 oil on canvas cm 35.5x27 ...

Alberto Savinio (Atene 1891 - Roma 1952)
"La fille de la statue" 1926-1927
oil on canvas
cm 35.5x27
Signed lower right
Titled on the stretcher

Provenance
Collection Ch. Pomaret, Galerie de la Renaissance, Paris
Private collection, Saronno

Exhibition
"Pittori europei contemporanei" Centro

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €20,000 - €25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Pierre Klossowski "Le temps d'un essayage" 1972 pastels on paper cm 107x74 ...

Pierre Klossowski (Parigi 1905 - 2001)
"Le temps d'un essayage" 1972
pastels on paper
cm 107x74
Signed and titled "Avril MCMLXXII" lower left
Titled on the reverse

Provenance
Lens Fine Art, Antwerp
Private collection, Paris
Private collection, Milan

Literature
A.A.V.V. "Pierre Klossowski" Paris

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €25,000 - €30,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Le Corbusier "Deux femmes nues assises sur des rochers en bord de mer" 1933...

Le Corbusier (La Chaux-de-Fonds 1887 - Roquebrune-Cap-Martin 1965)
"Deux femmes nues assises sur des rochers en bord de mer" 1933
mixed media on paper
cm 20.8x30.8
Signed "L C" and dated 33 lower right

Provenance
Galleria Zanini, Rome
Private collection

This work is accompanied by an authenticity

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €8,000 - €10,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Max Ernst "Le céleste fiancé est descendu sur la terre!" - Le céleste...

Max Ernst (Bruhl 1891 - Parigi 1976)
"Le céleste fiancé est descendu sur la terre!" - Le céleste fiancé: "Ne faites pas de bruit, mes enfants, car je suis la ceinture du mâle. Je suis le métal qui fait le bien pour le mal" 1929 - 1930
collage
cm 12.5x16
Signed lower right

Provenance
Bodley Gallery

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €7,000 - €9,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Max Ernst "Vu à la foire de Neuilly" 1970 collage cm 31.5x24 Signed lower r...

Max Ernst (Bruhl 1891 - Parigi 1976)
"Vu à la foire de Neuilly" 1970
collage
cm 31.5x24
Signed lower right

Provenance
Alexandre Iolas, Paris
Paolo Marinotti collection, Milan
Private collection, Milan

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"Vu à la foire de Neuilly" 1970
collage
cm 31,5x24
Firmato in basso a destra

Provenienza

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Max Ernst "L'Orient Express", original illustration for "Lieux communs. Onz...

Max Ernst (Bruhl 1891 - Parigi 1976)
"L'Orient Express", original illustration for "Lieux communs. Onze poèmes et douze collages" 1970
collage
cm 32x23.7
Signed lower right

Provenance
Alexandre Iolas, Paris
Paolo Marinotti collection, Milan
Private collection, Milan

Literature
W. Spies, G. Metken

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €8,000 - €10,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Max Ernst "Untitled" 1959 ca. oil on paper laid down on board cm 21.2x15.5 ...

Max Ernst (Bruhl 1891 - Parigi 1976)
"Untitled" 1959 ca.
oil on paper laid down on board
cm 21.2x15.5
Signed lower right

Provenance
Artist's legasy
Galleria Blu, Milan
Private Collection, Naples

Literature
W. Spies, G. Metken "Max Ernst. Oeuvre - Katalog. Werke 1954-1963" Köln, Menil Foundation

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €20,000 - €25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Man Ray "Marchand des couleurs" 1958 oil, acrylic, cardboard, and canvas on...

Man Ray (Philadelphia 1890 - Parigi 1976)
"Marchand des couleurs" 1958
oil, acrylic, cardboard, and canvas on board
cm 35.7x40.7
Signed and dated 1958 lower right
Signed, titled and dated 58 on the reverse

Provenance
Giacomo Spadaccini, Milan
Private Collection, Varese

Exhibition
"Man Ray l'occhio

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Joan Mirò "Personnage et oiseau" crayons on paper cm 25x20 Provenance Gal...

Joan Mirò (Barcellona 1893 - Palma Di Maiorca 1983)
"Personnage et oiseau"
crayons on paper
cm 25x20

Provenance
Galleria Blu, Milan
Private Collection, Naples

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by Jacques Dupin, Paris, dated 21 April, 1992

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"Personnage et oiseau"
pastelli

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €15,000 - €25,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Victor Brauner "Le Grand Voyage" 1949 oil on canvas cm 115x208 Provenance ...

Victor Brauner (Piatra Neamt 1903 - Parigi 1966)
"Le Grand Voyage" 1949
oil on canvas
cm 115x208

Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist
Private collection, France
Private collection, Milan

Mr. Samy Kinge has kindly confirmed the authenticity of the work

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"Le Grand Voyage" 1949
olio su

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €40,000 - €60,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Fausto Melotti "Vaso" 1955 ca. polychrome glazed ceramic h cm 50.5 Signed "...

Fausto Melotti (Rovereto 1901 - Milano 1986)
"Vaso" 1955 ca.
polychrome glazed ceramic
h cm 50.5
Signed "Melotti, Milano Italy" under the base

Provenance
Private Collection, Varese

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by the Fondazione Fausto Melotti, Milan, with n. VA 359

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Lot #: 29

Estimate: €12,000 - €14,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30

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Fausto Melotti "Vaso" 1955 ca. polychrome glazed ceramic cm 20x18 Signed wi...

Fausto Melotti (Rovereto 1901 - Milano 1986)
"Vaso" 1955 ca.
polychrome glazed ceramic
cm 20x18
Signed with seven points on the base

Provenance
Private Collection, Varese

Literature
A. Commellato, M. Melotti "Fausto Melotti. L'opera in ceramica" Milan, Skira, 2003, p. 222 n.41 ill. in colour

IT

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €8,000 - €10,000

Date: 10 Dec 2019, 15:30