Tony Agostini 1 (Artist)
A captivating still life oil painting on canvas by Italian artist Tony Agostini. The jewel tones in this cubist style oil on canvas are rich and saturated. A pitcher and vase with fruit set upon a table in room, a Classic example of still life painting. Presented in the original Cassetta style frame and with provenance from gallery labels verso from Galerie J. Le Chapelin as well as another partial label from Scott in Paris. The work is fresh from a New York estate. This painting dates to circa 1958, perhaps a bit earlier. Signed Agostini in the lower right. The finely woven stretched canvas measures 13.88 wide by 10.63 high. Mr Agostini was born in Corsica (1916) and died in France (1990). Mr. Agostini participated in several of the annual shows of Paris. He also showed at the 1953 Salon Painters Witnesses of Time, in 1955 and an annual School of Paris, Galerie Charpentier, as well as thematic exhibitions held there: Discover 1955, 1957 Price Greenshields, 1961 Shapes and Colors, in 1957 the Salon des Tuileries and participations in group shows abroad. Additionally Mr. Agostini has made numerous solo shows since the first in 1947 and the second in 1948 and again in 1951,1952, Paris Gallery Visconti 1957, 1963 Galerie Charpentier, 1959, 1962 New York, San Francisco 1960, 1962 and so on.
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Good. There is minor paint flaking in one small area on the painting, overall good condition. The frame is in fair condition and has areas of loss to the plaster and surface..
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
16.88 in. H x 20.13 in. W x 2.25 in. D
43 cm H x 51 cm W x 6 cm D
New York, NY
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