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The Prize

"Untitled" by Salvatore Fiume.

Dimensions: 40.5 x 54.5 cm
Plate size: 49 x 69 cm
Signature and edition number (XXI / L) in pencil on the front

Salvatore Fiume was a painter, sculptor, writer set designer whose first official exhibition was held in Milan in the Galleria Borromini in 1949. In 1953, “Life” and “Time” magazines both commissioned a series of works for their New York branches depicting an imaginary story in Manhattan and the New York Bay which Fiume reinvented as islands of statues.

In 1962, an itinerant exhibition brought 100 paintings by Fiume to a variety of museums throughout Germany including in the cities of Cologne and Regensburg and in 1985 he held a great art exhibition in Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome.

His works can be found in some of the most important museums in the world such as the Vatican Museums, the Ermitage Museum of St Petersburg, the MoMA in New York, the Puškin Museum in Moscow and the Gallery of Modern Art in Milan. A large retrospective of 207 pieces was held between 2007 and 2008 in the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Arezzo marking a decade since his death. 

The Cause

The percentage of the proceeds devolved to charity from the sale of this lot will be equally divided among the 20 charities who have subscribed to the CharityStars NPO Premium program.

These charities are:
- Associazione Amici di Sean
- Associazione Bambin Gesù
- Associazione Bianca Garavaglia
- Associazione LaSpes
- Associazione Stelle nello Sport
- Associazione White Mathilda
- DBA Onlus
- Fondazione Cannavaro Ferrara
- Fondazione IEO-CCM
- Fondazione Magnoni
- Associazione Arenbi Onlus
- Fondazione Operation Smile Onlus
- Fondazione Theodora Onlus
- Fondazione Umberto Veronesi
- Global Humanitarian Italia Onlus
- History Life Onlus
- In Campo con il Cuore
- Insieme per Fily Onlus
- Insuperabili Onlus
- Sermig

Additional Details

  • Certificate of authenticity included.
  • In condition as donated.
  • Additional shipping charges may apply.
Item #P60222

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