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Extremely RARE Painting by GIÒ PONTI 'Donna Ammantata' ca.1944

Extremely RARE Painting by GIÒ PONTI
entitled "Donna Ammantata"
ca.1944
Oil on board
Signed Ponti
31,5 x 31,5 cm (without the frame)
a tergo it says purchased 3/5 1955
Provenance:
- Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
- estate of wellknown Swedish interior designer, architect Ove Blidbergs & wife Lisa's Scholarship Fund gifted to the Gothenburgs Carpenter Society & the Röhsska Museum.
- Exhibited 1955 in Gothenburg at Gio Ponti Exhibition at Ferdinand Lundquist Department store for Interiors, (it later became NK Nordiska Kompaniet). Acquired at the exhibition.
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Paintings by Gio Ponti are extremely rare!
A rather similar work sold at Sotheby's Milan in 2005
Gio Ponti
Title Senza titolo - Al bar
Medium oil on panel
Year of Work Circa 1930
Size Height 19.7 in.; Width 23.2 in. / Height 50 cm.; Width 59 cm. with frame.
Misc. Signed
Sale of Sotheby's Milan: Monday, April 18, 2005 [Lot 00070]
Gio Ponti una collezione
Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 EUR (38,784 - 64,641 USD)
Sold For 34,800 EUR (44,990 USD) including premium