(Milan, 1868 – 1931)

Mater purissima1918

High relief in white Carrara marble (wooden base)
cm 30 x 33

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Signed on thickness lower right: A. Wildt

Provenance: Balzarotti collection, Milan

Authenticity certificate
Authentication on photograph by Dr. Paola Mola, 11 July 2018

Wildt. Il mestiere di scolpire, October-December 1988, Milan, Galleria Gian Ferrari, exhibition catalog, edited by Paola Mola, Franco Maria Ricci, Milan 1988, pp. 28-29; Adolfo Wildt. Ein Italienischer Bildhauer des Symbolismus, 25 March-17 June 1990, Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, exhibition catalog, edited by Paola Mola, Darmstadt 1990, pp. 74-75; Margherita Sarfatti e l’arte in Italia tra le due guerre, 1 October – 7 novembre 2020 (already scheduled for 12 March-4 April 2020), Rome, Galleria Russo, exhibition catalog, curated by Fabio Benzi, Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo 2020 , p. 98

Vittorio Sgarbi (edited by), Wildt a Forlì. La scultura dell’anima, exhibition catalog (Forlì, Palazzo Albertini, 29 April-25 June 2000), Marsilio, Venice 2000, pp. 90-91, nos. 9-10; Daniele Astrologer Abadal, Ruggero Montrasio (edited by), Anima mundi. I marmi di Adolfo Wildt, exhibition catalog (Gemonio, Floriano Bodini Civic Museum, 15 July-28 October 2007), Silvana Editoriale-Montrasio Arte, Milan 2007, p. 88-89, n. 5; Paola Mola (curated by), Wildt. L’anima e le forme, exhibition catalog (Forlì, San Domenico Museums, 28 January – 17 June 2012), Silvana Editoriale, Milan 2012, in part. pp. 176-181, nos. 19a and 19b (with previous bibliography and publication of other copies).

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