( Treviso 1889 - Milano 1947 )
"Giudizio di Salomone" 1935 bronze, lost wax casting system (casting 1936) h cm 58.5 (wooden base 3x16x20) Signed on the base Provenance Galleria Il Milione, Milan William Valentiner, Berlin - New York Bertoia collection, USA Exhibition "20 Firme dell'arte italiana contemporanea" Galleria Il Milione, Milan, January 1937 (Bollettino della Galleria del Milione n. 50, pages not numbered. This bronze is illustrated on the back cover page) "In Memory of William R. Valentiner 1880/1958 (representing his achievements during fifty years of service in american museums)" New Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 6 April - 17 May 1959, p. 236 fig. 174 Literature G. Vianello, N. Stringa, C. Gian Ferrari "Arturo Martini. Catalogo Ragionato delle Sculture" Vicenza, Neri Pozza editore, 1998, p. 278 n. 418 This work is accompanied by a critic essay curated by prof. Prof. Paolo Baldacci. It has been reconstituted the Associazione Amici di Arturo Martini (FAI, Villa Necchi) and the Scientific Committee for the works of Arturo Martini and the new edition of the catalogue raisonné, curated by prof. Flavio Fergonzi, Nico Stringa and Paolo Baldacci.