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Domestica Accaldata Ardengo Soffici 1st and 2nd States Stato I e Stato II Signed Firmate

$15,000.00

Ardengo Soffici’s drypoint etching Domestica Accaldata (Hot Housewife) in the first and second states on untrimmed sheets signed in the plates and on the untrimmed sheets by the artist 1926 – 1927. Sold together.

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Soffici, Ardengo. Domestica Accaldata 1926 – 1927. Domestica accaldata. II Stato / second state, puntasecca / drypoint etching, signed in black pencil, image 220 mm x 148 mm on the original untrimmed sheet 497 mm x 350 mm, signed in the plate upper left. Bartolini Tav. XLVIIIb. “Tirata in pochi esemplari, non numeri e non tutti firmati. Si ha notizia di un precedente stato, introvabile.” (A few copies were printed [of the second state] not numbered and not all were signed. There is record of a first state which cannot be found.) Bartolini goes on: “Riprodotta nel catalogo della IIa Esposizione Internazionale del Incisone Moderna, Firenze 1927; nell’Atlante dell’Incisione Moderna, a cura di Vittorio Pica e Aniceto Del Massa, Firenze 1928; nel catalogo Prandi, n.110 – 1960; nella monografia A. Soffici (op. cit.) con titolo “Donna seduta” e datata erroneamente 1920, fig. 239, pag. CCCXXVI. Esposta alla ‘Exposition de la gravure et de la médaille itallienne contemporaine,’ Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, MCMXXX [1930]. » (Reproduced in the catalog of the Second International Exposition of Modern Engraving in Florence 1927; in the Atlas of Modern Engraving edited by Vittorio Pica and Aniceto Del Massa, Florence 1928; in Prandi’s catalog, n. 110 – 1960; in the monograph A. Soffici with the title Donna Seduta and erroneously dated 1920, fig. 239, page 326. Exhibited in the Exposition of Contemporary Italian Engraving and Medals at the French National Library in Paris in 1930.) Condition fine.

 

I Stato / first state, puntasecca / drypoint. Bartolini Tav. XLVIIIa. Bartolini states it is introvabile. Signed in yellow pencil, 219 mm x 149 mm, sheet 497 mm x 350 mm, signed in the plate, upper left. On the verso, someone has written, “Ardengo Soffici Ragazza seduta.” Someone has also written “12” on the verso. See / Vede: Sigfrido Bartolini, Ardengo Soffici: l’opera incisa con appendice e iconografia. Condition fine. Sold together.