Mino Delle Site (1914-1996)

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Lot 44AR
Mino Delle Site
(1914-1996)

Sold for £ 6,250 (US$ 8,090) inc. premium
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE ARTIST
Mino Delle Site (1914-1996)
a) Creazione del mondo
signed, inscribed and dated 'DELLE SITE. D 32' (lower left), inscribed 'CREAZIONE DEL MONDO' (lower right) and numbered '14' (upper right)
watercolour on paper
8.9 x 11.3cm (3 1/2 x 4 7/16in).
Executed in 1932

b) Adamo-Eva
signed and dated 'DELLE SITE 32' (lower left), inscribed 'ADAMO-EVA' (lower right) and numbered '29' (upper right)
watercolour on paper
11.3 x 8.9cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/2in).
Executed in 1932

c) Genio
signed and dated 'DELLE SITE 32' (lower centre), inscribed 'GENIO' (lower right) and numbered '30' (upper right)
watercolour on paper
11.3 x 8.9cm (4 7/16 x 3 1/2in).
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
    Lecce, Sala del Circolo Cittadino, Mostra Personale di Pittura Futurista Mino Delle Site, February 1933.
    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 & Lecce).
    Warsaw, Włoski Instytut Kultury, Mino Delle Site, alle radici dell'Aeropittura 1931 - 1934, June - September 2001, no. 29 (Creazione del mondo), no. 44 (Adamo-Eva) & no. 45 (Genio), (later travelled to Krakow).
    Lecce, Museo Provinciale, Mino Delle Site, 19 October - 16 November 2006, no. 60 (Creazione del mondo), no. 68 (Adamo-Eva) & no. 69 (Genio) (later travelled to Rome).
    Rome, Farnesina, Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Mino Delle Site, Futurismo fra Arte e Tecnologia nel Centenario, 20 October - 10 November 2009.

    Literature
    C. L. Delle Site, Mino Delle Site, Centenario, e-book, 2014 (Creazione del mondo, Adamo-Eva & Genio illustrated).

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this lot is listed correctly on the website as lot 44, and not as listed in the catalogue.
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