Concept Gallery
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4/15/23 Art, Design, Photography, Books & Jewelry

Sat, Apr 15, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 423

Italian Social Realist Oil Painting by Venturini

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Venturini, P. (Italian, 20th century), Dalla Terra la Vita, Dalla Vita Ogni Bene [From the Earth Life, From Life Every Good], c.1950s, possibly earlier, oil on canvas, signed lower left, and signed and titled in Italian on reverse, 38 x 58 inches. A powerful social realist scene showing a multitude of responsibilities of a farming family. The words Renzo, Al Capo Cantonier and Sig. Vezzano appear on the reverse but have been struck through. Provenance: private collection, Pittsburgh, PA, brought over from Italy in the 1950s. We were not able to find any additional info on an artist named P. Venturini.

Condition

General good condition with signs of early crazing in places; small paint loss to center of left edge and one tiny spot in the mountain toward the center. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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