Christie’s Impressionist/Modern Day Sale
February 7, 2013
Gerardo Dottori (1884-1977)
signed and dated ‘Dottori 32’ (lower right); signed and inscribed ‘Gerardo Dottori Aerei-lago-nuovole (olio)’ (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35½ x 27½ in. (90 x 70 cm.)
Painted in 1932
*This work is registered in the Archivi Gerardo Dottori.
– Acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent; sale, Christie’s, Milan, 25 May 2010, lot 202.
– Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
To learn more about aeropittura, check out this article by curator Chris Adams: Futurismo in Guerra: The Aesthetics and Reception of 1940s “Aeropainting of War”