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    NICOLA DE MARIA (Italian, b. 1954)
    La testa allegra di un angelo bello, 1987
    Oil on canvas
    19-3/4 x 15-3/4 inches (50.2 x 40.0 cm)
    Dated and titled verso: La testa allegra di un angelo bello / 1987

    PROVENANCE:
    Galerie Maeght Lelong
    The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis
    Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe
    Private Collection, Dallas

    EXHIBITED:
    The Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Nicola De Maria - Recent Work, January 8-February 27, 1988

    NOTE:
    Further inscribed on paper on the reverse reading: Oggi è domenica. Le mie teste degli angeli sono fiori semiaperti sapienti innocenti e moderni. Le mie teste degli angeli sono cosmiche forme nascoste nell'amore.


    Estimate: $50,000 - $70,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Horizontal crease with no paintloss extending from upper red square to upper blue square; no evidence of repair under UV. Overall very good condition.

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    October, 2010
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