Lot 3064* - A181 Swiss Art - Friday, 30. June 2017, 04.00 PM

VARLIN (WILLY GUGGENHEIM)

(Zurich 1900 - 1977 Bondo)
Nadia auf dem Schaukelpferd. Circa 1970.
Oil and charcoal on hardboard.
Inscribed upper left: "Mutz/1969(?)". And inscribed lower right: "be/or not/be what?".
115 x 96 cm.

The sitter is Nadia Sciuchetti, a friend of Patrizia Guggenheim.

Provenance:
- Galerie Claude-Bernard, Paris, 1970, no. 268 (label verso).
- European private collection.

Exhibited:
- Paris, 12.2.-27.3.1982, Varlin, Galerie Claude Bernard-Galerie Albert Loeb, no. 8.
- Brescia, 21.4.-22.5.1994, Varlin nelle raccolte italiane, Palazzo Martinengo.
- Bergamo, 30.3.-12.5.1996, Varlin, Galleria d'Arte.

Literature:
- Ceccetti, Mauro: Il Novecento di Varlin, In: exh. cat. Palazzo Martinengo, Brescia 1994, p. 41.
- Tedeschi-Pellanda, Paola and Guggenheim, Patrizia: Varlin - Werkverzeichnis der Bilder, Zurich and Frankfurt 2000, vol. 2, p. 289, no. 1249 (with ill.).

CHF 40 000 / 50 000

€ 35 090 / 43 860

Sold for CHF 78 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.