• $ (USD)
  • Need some help

Afro Basaldella Boy with Turkey, 1955

$64,028

Make an offer

Ask more pictures
Have a question? Ask a specialist
Learn more about our buyer's policy protection
LOADING NOT DISPLAYED BLUR TEXT
Second NOT DISPLAYED BLUR TEXT

Try the artwork out for free for 14 days


Add to my favourites
About the seller
Wallector Srl

Rome, Italy

Artsper seller since 2019
120 orders finalized
The Vetted logo from Artsper

Vetted Seller Our team of world-wide experts approves every sellers.

About the work
  • Medium

    Sculpture : Mosaic Panel

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    130.5 x 98 x 1.4 cm

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Not Signed

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    Important polychrome mosaic realized by Afro in 1955 and based on his eponymous mixed media work of the same year now exhibited in MET NY.
    Signed lower right.

    Ref. M. Calvesi, Afro a Ravenna, Opere su carta, grafiche, arazzi, mosaici, Catalogo della Mostra, Ravenna 1991, p.165.

    M. Zuliani, Afro Mosaici, Associazione Industriali della Provincia di Udine, N.5.
    Read more
Delivery
Artsper's galleries deliver artworks worldwide, and using specialized carriers. The artwork can be delivered to the address of your choice within 2 to 3 weeks after validation of your order. The work is insured during transport, so it's risk-free.
Origin: Italy
Find out more about delivery
Free return
You have 14 days to find the perfect spot for your artwork. If you change your mind, you can send it back free of charge, and we'll reimburse you.
Find out more about free return
Payment
You can pay by credit and debit card, PayPal or bank transfer only in euros. We take fraud very seriously and respect your confidential information, which is why all payments are subject to 3D Secure validation.
Find out more about payment
Guarantee
Artsper's pledge of quality: We only work with professional galleries and guarantee the authenticity and provenance of our artworks.
Find out more about Artsper guarantee
Want to go further?

Afro Basaldella

Italy Born in: 1912 Bestsellers
Afro Basaldella was an Italian painter born in 1912 in Italy and died in 1976 in Switzerland.

He studied art in Rome.

Mostly known by his first first name Afro, he is famous for his abstract paintings. At first his creations had mostly a classical style but he approached Cubist aesthetics very soon, following the example of Braque and Picasso in 1937.

During the 40s he turned towards Expressionism and left to America in 1950. Five years laters, he participated in the Documenta 1 by Kassel, in Germany and was recognized as the best Italian artist during the Venise Biennale in 1956. He then continued exhibiting his work abroad and did a fresco for the UNESCO called "THe Garden of Hope".

His pieces are present in museums all around the world including at the Guggenheim and the National Gallery of Modern Art of Rome.
Read more
  • Discover more by the artist

Afro Basaldella, Untitled, Print

Afro Basaldella

Untitled, 1974
49.5 x 57 x 0.1 cm
Print

$3,083

Afro Basaldella, Sin titulo, Painting

Afro Basaldella

Sin titulo, 1944
18 x 24 cm
Painting

$18,971

Afro Basaldella, Settima stanza, Print

Afro Basaldella

Settima stanza, 1960
51.5 x 66.5 x 0.01 cm
Print

$2,360

Afro Basaldella, Lunario, Print

Afro Basaldella

Lunario, 1974
107 x 126 x 0.1 cm
Print

$10,671

Afro Basaldella, Composition, Print

Afro Basaldella

Composition, 1955
48 x 67 x 0.3 cm
Print

$2,846

Afro Basaldella, Nero III, Print

Afro Basaldella

Nero III, 1969
50 x 65 x 0.5 cm
Print

Sold

Afro Basaldella, Vulcani, Print

Afro Basaldella

Vulcani, 1974
49.5 x 71 x 0.1 cm
Print

Sold

Afro Basaldella, Vulcani, Print

Afro Basaldella

Vulcani, 1974
49.5 x 71 x 0.1 cm
Print

Sold

Afro Basaldella, Vulcani II, Print

Afro Basaldella

Vulcani II, 1974
50 x 70 x 0.1 cm
Print

Sold


  • Discover more works in edition from Afro Basaldella



Afro Basaldella, Boy with Turkey
Afro Basaldella, Boy with Turkey Afro Basaldella, Boy with Turkey Afro Basaldella, Boy with Turkey Afro Basaldella, Boy with Turkey