Mario Giacomelli, ref 7 p230n11 (Priests)
Lot 37
Mario Giacomelli (Italian, 1925-2000) Untitled, from 'Storie della terra' ('The Story of the Earth'), 1955 28.5 x 39.3cm (11 1/4 x 15 1/2in).
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Mario Giacomelli (Italian, 1925-2000)
Untitled, from 'Storie della terra' ('The Story of the Earth'), 1955
Gelatin silver print, the reverse with the photographer's series and address stamps twice. Also inscribed in his hand 'Il(?) senso del tempo/Giugno' and 'Storie della terra', both crossed through. Printed 1980.
28.5 x 39.3cm (11 1/4 x 15 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired by the present owner directly from the photographer

    Literature:
    Crawford, A., Mario Giacomelli (London: Phaidon, 2001), p.368, plate 4
    This publication cites the image as coming from the series 'Metamorfosi della terra' ('Metamorphosis of the Land'), taken at Monte Lago, Vallone and Arcevia between 1960 and 1980.
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