Gino Severini

Italian, 1883–1966

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While closely associated with the Futurist movement, Gino Severini’s artistic style metamorphosed several times throughout his career. He is best known for using color to accentuate contrasts and emphasize his compositions’ musicality, which owes to …

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£15m, Sotheby's, 2008
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Isabella, 1951
Sold on Jun 11, 2021
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Tempera on cardboard applied on plywood
29.8 x 46.8 cm
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Jun 11, 2021
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Tempera on cardboard applied on plywood cm. 46.8x29.8 Abbreviation in the lower center: G.S. On the reverse on the plywood: L'Immagine / Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea label. Certificate of Gina Severini Franchina, Rome 2/10/95; fax from Romana Severini Brunori, dated November 20, 1998.
Isabella, 1951
Tempera on cardboard applied on plywood
Jun 11, 2021
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29.8 x 46.8 cm
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Jun 11, 2021
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Tempera on cardboard applied on plywood cm. 46.8x29.8 Abbreviation in the lower center: G.S. On the reverse on the plywood: L'Immagine / Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea label. Certificate of Gina Severini Franchina, Rome 2/10/95; fax from Romana Severini Brunori, dated November 20, 1998.
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Hommage à Bacchus, 1936
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Tempera on paper applied on canvas
115.0 x 55.5 cm
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Jun 11, 2021
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Tempera on paper applied on canvas cm. 55.5x115 Bottom center title: Hommage à Bacchus. Certificate on photo by Gina Severini Franchina, 28 July 1985; the authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Romana Severini and Daniela Fonti.
Hommage à Bacchus, 1936
Tempera on paper applied on canvas
Jun 11, 2021
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115.0 x 55.5 cm
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Tempera on paper applied on canvas cm. 55.5x115 Bottom center title: Hommage à Bacchus. Certificate on photo by Gina Severini Franchina, 28 July 1985; the authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Romana Severini and Daniela Fonti.
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Danseuse et Polichinelle 2 (Deliciae populi), 1951
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Painting
Oil and mixed media on canvas
80.3 x 116.0 cm
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Jun 11, 2021
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Oil and mixed media on canvas cm. 116x80.3 Signed lower right: G. Severini; place, number, title and date on the verso on the canvas: Meudon / 87 / "Danseuse et / Polichinelle" / (Deliciae populi) / December 1951; on the frame: two labels [X] XVI Biennale Internazionale d'Arte Exhibition - Venice 1952: two labels IV Biennale d'Arte di San Paolo 1957: carrier label with indication Mostra Arte in Toscana '45 -'47 Palazzo Strozzi from 25 / 1 to 5/5/02: Grosvenor Gallery label, London, cat. 28: Musée National / d'Art Moderne label, with n. 84.
Danseuse et Polichinelle 2 (Deliciae populi), 1951
Oil and mixed media on canvas
Jun 11, 2021
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80.3 x 116.0 cm
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Jun 11, 2021
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Oil and mixed media on canvas cm. 116x80.3 Signed lower right: G. Severini; place, number, title and date on the verso on the canvas: Meudon / 87 / "Danseuse et / Polichinelle" / (Deliciae populi) / December 1951; on the frame: two labels [X] XVI Biennale Internazionale d'Arte Exhibition - Venice 1952: two labels IV Biennale d'Arte di San Paolo 1957: carrier label with indication Mostra Arte in Toscana '45 -'47 Palazzo Strozzi from 25 / 1 to 5/5/02: Grosvenor Gallery label, London, cat. 28: Musée National / d'Art Moderne label, with n. 84.
$287,500
Senza titolo, 1915
Sold on May 14, 2021
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Work on Paper
charcoal on paper
33.02 x 49.85 cm
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$287,500
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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Gino Severini (1883-1966) signed 'G. Severini' (lower left) charcoal on paper 19 5/8 x 13 ¼ in. (49.8 x 33.4 cm.) Drawn in 1915
Senza titolo, 1915
charcoal on paper
May 14, 2021
Christie's
$287,500
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Work on Paper
33.02 x 49.85 cm
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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$287,500
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Gino Severini (1883-1966) signed 'G. Severini' (lower left) charcoal on paper 19 5/8 x 13 ¼ in. (49.8 x 33.4 cm.) Drawn in 1915
$4,410
Arlequins; Concert; and Arlecchino e Pedrolino (Meloni 24, 25 & 41), 1883
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Print
Three lithographs printed in colors, on wove paper
48.26 x 65.09 cm
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$4,410
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Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
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Three lithographs printed in colors, 1954, 1955 and 1963-64, each signed in pencil, numbered 79/220, 136/200, and 106/120 respectively, on wove paper, the first published by La Guilde de la Gravure, the second and third with the blindstamp of the publisher, l'Oeuvre Gravée, Paris, framed (3 prints) largest image: 650 by 502 mm 25 ⅝ by 19 ¾ in largest sheet: 762 by 528 mm 30 by 20 ¾ in largest framed: 1010 by 832 mm 39 ¾ by 32 ¾ in
Arlequins; Concert; and Arlecchino e Pedrolino (Meloni 24, 25 & 41), 1883
Three lithographs printed in colors, on wove paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$4,410
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48.26 x 65.09 cm
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Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
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$4,410
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Three lithographs printed in colors, 1954, 1955 and 1963-64, each signed in pencil, numbered 79/220, 136/200, and 106/120 respectively, on wove paper, the first published by La Guilde de la Gravure, the second and third with the blindstamp of the publisher, l'Oeuvre Gravée, Paris, framed (3 prints) largest image: 650 by 502 mm 25 ⅝ by 19 ¾ in largest sheet: 762 by 528 mm 30 by 20 ¾ in largest framed: 1010 by 832 mm 39 ¾ by 32 ¾ in
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Geroglyfa, 1950
Sold on Mar 30, 2021
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Work on Paper
India ink on paper
20.2 x 29.0 cm
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Mar 30, 2021
Artcurial
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India ink on paper Signed lower right "G.Severini" h: 29 w: 20.20 cm A copy of Mrs. Gina Severini Franchina's certificate will be given to the purchaser. India ink on paper; signed lower right
Geroglyfa, 1950
India ink on paper
Mar 30, 2021
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20.2 x 29.0 cm
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Mar 30, 2021
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India ink on paper Signed lower right "G.Severini" h: 29 w: 20.20 cm A copy of Mrs. Gina Severini Franchina's certificate will be given to the purchaser. India ink on paper; signed lower right
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Studio per 'Nature morte avec guitare', 1919
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Work on Paper
charcoal and chalk on paper
90.2 x 69.6 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
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dated 'janvier-février 1919-' (upper right) charcoal and chalk on paper 69.6 x 90.2cm (27 3/8 x 35 1/2in). Executed in January-February 1919
Studio per 'Nature morte avec guitare', 1919
charcoal and chalk on paper
Mar 25, 2021
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90.2 x 69.6 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
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dated 'janvier-février 1919-' (upper right) charcoal and chalk on paper 69.6 x 90.2cm (27 3/8 x 35 1/2in). Executed in January-February 1919
£378,000
Autoritratto (Self-portrait), 1905
Sold on Mar 19, 2021
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Work on Paper
pastel and charcoal on paper
30.7 x 34.0 cm
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£378,000
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Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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signed Severini and dated MCMV (lower left) pastel and charcoal on paper 34 by 30.7cm., 13 3/8 by 12in. Framed: 75 by 71.7cm., 29 1/2 by 28 1/2 in. Executed in 1905.
Autoritratto (Self-portrait), 1905
pastel and charcoal on paper
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£378,000
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30.7 x 34.0 cm
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Mar 19, 2021
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£378,000
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signed Severini and dated MCMV (lower left) pastel and charcoal on paper 34 by 30.7cm., 13 3/8 by 12in. Framed: 75 by 71.7cm., 29 1/2 by 28 1/2 in. Executed in 1905.
€21,000
Composizione, 1963
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
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Work on Paper
Tempera on paper
50.8 x 37.0 cm
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€21,000
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Dec 12, 2020
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Tempera on paper cm. 37x50.8 Signed and dated lower right: G. Severini 1963. Certificate of Romana Severini Brunori. Bibliography Daniela Fonti, Gino Severini. Catalog raisonné, Mondadori - Daverio, Milan, 1988, p. 579, n. 1040.
Composizione, 1963
Tempera on paper
Dec 12, 2020
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€21,000
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50.8 x 37.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
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€21,000
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Tempera on paper cm. 37x50.8 Signed and dated lower right: G. Severini 1963. Certificate of Romana Severini Brunori. Bibliography Daniela Fonti, Gino Severini. Catalog raisonné, Mondadori - Daverio, Milan, 1988, p. 579, n. 1040.
€54,000
Composizione astratta, 1959
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
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Oil on board
33.5 x 123.5 cm
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€54,000
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Dec 12, 2020
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Oil on the table cm. 123.5x33.5 Abbreviation in the lower center: G. S. Verso: declaration of authenticity by Jeanne Severini. Certificate on photo by Romana Severini Brunori, Rome, 29/12/2008, with n. 06. The work was created as a decorative panel for a Cortona shop.
Composizione astratta, 1959
Oil on board
Dec 12, 2020
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€54,000
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33.5 x 123.5 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
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€54,000
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Oil on the table cm. 123.5x33.5 Abbreviation in the lower center: G. S. Verso: declaration of authenticity by Jeanne Severini. Certificate on photo by Romana Severini Brunori, Rome, 29/12/2008, with n. 06. The work was created as a decorative panel for a Cortona shop.