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Miguel Ortiz Berrocal (1933-2006) "Romeo e Giulietta"

Auction:
2870B
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2870B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 05, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Miguel Ortiz Berrocal (1933-2006) "Romeo e Giulietta"
Polished brass
Spain/Italy, c. 1966
The "puzzle" sculpture of sixteen interlocking pieces disassembles to reveal a wide range of geometric forms and negative spaces, set on turning base, stamped mark Berrocal 790, 8 x 6 in.

Note: In his native Spain, Berrocal studied the physical sciences and architecture. His sculpture reflected his interest in the intersection of science and art. He conceived his works to be "observed with the hands."
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Romeo e Giulietta, Berrocal, Miguel Ortiz Berrocal, Italy, Spain

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