Mino Delle Site (1914-1996), Decollo + Aeroporto+ Viaggi del 2000
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Mino Delle Site, Decollo+ Aeroporto+ Viaggi del 2000
(1914-1996)
Sold for £ 6,875 (US$ 9,057) inc. premium

Lot Details
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE ARTIST
Mino Delle Site (1914-1996), Decollo + Aeroporto+ Viaggi del 2000
Mino Delle Site (1914-1996)
a) Decollo
signed and dated 'DELLE SITE 32' (lower centre), inscribed 'DECOLLO' (lower right) and numbered '7' (upper right)
watercolour on paper laid down on black card
19 x 22cm (7 1/2 x 8 11/16in) sheet size; 8.8 x 11.8cm (3 7/16 x 4 5/8in) image size
Executed in 1932

b) Aeroporto
signed twice and dated 'DELLE SITE 32' (lower centre), inscribed 'AEROPORTO' (lower right) and numbered '31' (upper right)
watercolour on paper laid down on black card
20 x 21.8cm (7 7/8 x 8 9/16in) sheet size; 8.8 x 11.2cm (3 7/16 x 4 7/16in) image size
Executed in 1932

c) Viaggi del 2000
signed and dated 'DELLE SITE 32' (centre left), inscribed 'VIAGGI DEL 2000' (lower right) and numbered '20' (upper right)
watercolour on paper laid down on black card
19 x 21.7cm (7 1/2 x 8 9/16in) sheet size; 8.8 x 11.4cm (3 7/16 x 4 1/2in) image size
Executed in 1932

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of these works has kindly been confirmed by the Archivio Mino Delle Site. These works will be included in the forthcoming Mino Delle Site catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared.

    Provenance
    The artist's studio.
    Private collection, Rome (by descent from the above).

    Exhibited
    Rome, Galleria Bragaglia Fuori Commercio, Mino Delle Site. Maschere stati d'animo, December 1932.
    Lecce, Sala del Circolo Cittadino, Mostra Personale di Pittura Futurista Mino Delle Site, February 1933.
    Lecce, Museo Provinciale, Mino Delle Site, Aeropittura e oltre, dal 1930, 15 October - 3 December 1989.
    Rome, Associazione Culturale Athenaeum N.A.E., Retrospettiva di Mino Delle Site, 1997.
    Bari, Castello Svevo, Verso le avanguardie, gli anni del Futurismo in Puglia 1909 - 1944, 20 June - 30 August 1998 (later travelled to Taranto and Lecce).
    Warsaw, Włoski Instytut Kultury, Mino Delle Site, alle radici dell'Aeropittura 1931 - 1934, June - September 2001 (later travelled to Krakow).
    Rome, Sala Club Freccia Alata, Aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci, Mino delle Site, November 2003 – February 2004.
    Salerno, Pinacoteca Provinciale, Percorsi d'arte dal collezionismo dei Ruffo all'evoluzione pittorica di Mino Delle Site, March - May 2005.
    Lecce, Museo Provinciale, Mino Delle Site, October - November 2006.
    Rome, Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi, Mino Delle Site, 23 November 2006 - 14 January 2007.
    Rome, Farnesina, Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Mino Delle Site, Futurismo fra Arte e Tecnologia nel Centenario, 19 - 25 October 2009.
    Rome, La Quadriennale, Mino Delle Site, Centenario, October 2014.

    Literature
    C. L. Delle Site, Mino Delle Site, Centenario, e-book, 2014 (Decollo, Aeroporto & Viaggi del 2000 illustrated).
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