Antonio Asturi Original Oil Painting - $175 (Indianapolis)

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condition: good
make / manufacturer: Asturi original
size / dimensions: 20 wide 29 tall
Antonio Asturi
Italian | 1904 - 1986

For sale is an outstanding oil on hardboard original painting of a nude by important Naples, Italian artist Antonio Asturi (1904-1986). The painting is framed as purchased in the original gallery wood frame with a glass cover. It is in great condition. This art was personally purchased from a Naples gallery in 1972. Included is a picture booklet of other work of Antonio Asturi.

Antonio Astrui was a well known Mid Century Italian Modernist artist. He was born in Vico Equense in Naples, Italy where he lived and worked for the majority of his career. Essentially self-taught, Asturi was initially influenced by futurism before become a committed figurative artist in the 1930s. Asturi became a fulltime artist in the late 1940s, following the war, when he received acclaim for exhibitions in Naples and Rome. He later exhibited internationally, with shows in Paris, London, New York, Caracas, and Washington, D.C., as well as regular exhibitions in Italy. Asturi is the subject of several monographs, most recently the 1974 publication Asturi: A Half Century of Painting . Regarded as one of the foremost Italian figurative painters of the last century, more information about Asturi may be found at the website, http://www.antonioasturi.it/ .

This painting is signed lower left and is in very good condition. The painting measures approximately 12" x 20". The size of the framed art is approximately 20” wide x 29” tall. The wood frame is original from the art gallery in Naples. It has some wear but is in overall very good condition.

post id: 7746634470



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