ADOLFO WILDT
(Milan, 1868 – 1931)

Pianto sulla porta chiusa1915
Pencil and gold on parchment
cm 44 x 35

 

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Signed lower left: A. WILDT
Inscribed at the bottom of the center: PIANTO SVLLA / PORTA CHIUSA
Signed, dated and dedicated on the passe-partout: A Margherita Sarfatti / kind friend of all artists / Adolfo Wildt / 1 February 1919

Provenance: Margherita Sarfatti collection

Exhibitions:
XIIIa International Art Exhibition of the city of Venice, 1922, Venice, 1922, room 19; Adolfo Wildt 1868-1931, 8 December 1989 – 4 March 1990, Venice, Ca ‘Pesaro, exhibition catalog, curated by Paola Mola, Arnoldo Mondadori Arte, Milan 1989, pp. 106, 178, n. 58; Jewish Women and their Salons: the Power of Conversation, 4 March-10 July 2005, New York, The Jewish Museum and 22 August-4 December 2005, Boston, McMullen Museum of Art, exhibition catalog, curated by Emily D. Blisky and Emily Braun, New York 2005; 1900- 1961; rte Italiana nelle Collezioni Guggenheim, 26 February-5 June 2011, Vercelli, Arca (former Church of San Marco, exhibition catalog, curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, Giunti, Milan 2011, pp. 34-35; Adolfo Wildt ( 1868- 1931) The Last Symbolist, April 15-July 13 2015, Paris, Musée de l’Orangerie and November 27 2015-14 February 2016, Milan, GAM-Galleria d’Arte Moderna, exhibition catalog, Skira, Milan 2015 , p. 86, n.17; Margherita Sarfatti e l’arte in Italia tra le due guerre, 1 October – 7 November 2020 (already scheduled for 12 March-4 April 2020), Rome, Galleria Russo, exhibition catalog, curated by Fabio Benzi, Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo 2020, p. 94

Bibliography:
Paola Mola (curated by), Adolfo Wildt. Ein Italienischer Bildhauer des Symbolismus, exhibition catalog (Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, 25 March-17 June 1990), Darmstadt 1990, pp. 220-221.

Price: upon request