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    Pietro Consagra (Italian, 1920-2005)
    Biglietto and Studies for Sculpture (two works), 1961
    Bronze with gold patina; ink on paper
    15-1/4 inches (38.7 cm) high on a 1-3/4 inches (4.4 cm) wooden base
    13-5/8 x 19-3/4 inches (34.6 x 50.1 cm) (sheet)
    Inscribed lower right: Consagra 61
    Signed and dated lower right: Consagra 56

    James Goodman Gallery, Buffalo, New York (on label verso of drawing).

    Galeria Bonino, Buenos Aires, "Pietro Consagra: Esculturas," November 12-24, 1962, catalog text by Romero Brest, no. 172;
    Staempfli Gallery, New York, "Consagra: Recent Sculpture," February 13-March 10, 1962;
    Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, Rome, "Pietro Consagra: Maquettes 1947-1976," April 7-May 20, 1976, no. 46, illus.;
    Galleria Stendhal, Milan, "Pietro Consagra. Mostra antologica," December 15, 1976-February 15, 1977.

    Pietro Consagra, La ruota quadrata. Milano, All'insegna del Pesce d'Oro, 1976, no. 46, illus.

    This work is registered in the Archivio Pietro Consagra, and it is one of five unique pieces.

    Condition Report*: This work remains in very good condition, with a few light surface scratches and minor rubbing to the patina.  The drawing remains in overall good condition, aside from very slight paper discoloration; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 14.25 X 20.25 Inches
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    November, 2015
    14th Saturday
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