Sale 19PT01 | Lot 1045

Giulio (Julius) Evola

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Giulio (Julius) Evola

Lot Details

Lot 1045
Giulio (Julius) Evola
Italian, 1898-1974
Feste, circa 1918
Signed EVOLA (ur)
Oil on canvas
29 1/4 x 28 inches (74.3 x 71 cm)

Galleria La Medusa, Rome
Ruth and Hy Glickstein, Florida, acquired from the above circa 1963
Thence by descent to the current owner

Rome, La Casa d'arte Bragaglia, 1920, no. 54
Rome, Galleria La Medusa, 1963, no. 2

Francesco Tedeschi and Carli Carlo Fabrizio, Julius Evola e l'arte delle avanguardie tra Futurismo, Dada e Alchimia, Milan, Oct. 15-Nov. 29, 1998, p. 132, no. 2
Enrico Crispolti, Palatino, Jan.-Mar., 1968, p. 55, fig. 29
Lettere di Julius Evola a Tristan Tzara, Roma, 1991, p. 20
Elisabetta Valento, 1994, no. 10

Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000
Sold for $87,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Glue lined. Small area of light craquelure in the center right of the painting. Could use a light cleaning. Difficult to distinguish between original pigment and restoration under UV light. There appears to be some spots of inpainting including, but not exclusive to the center and lower right area.

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Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000
Sold for $87,500 (includes buyer's premium)

An Auction Record for a Work by Evola Sold Outside Europe and the Second Highest Price Ever for the Artist

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Impressionist & Modern Art

Tue, May 14, 2019 at 11am EDT
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