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Emilio Scanavino (Italian, 1922-1986) Ceramic Exhibition Plate

Auction: 20th Century Design - 3665T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 08, 2021 12:00PM


Emilio Scanavino (Italian, 1922-1986) Ceramic Exhibition Plate, likely Albissola Marina, Italy, c. 1952, painted and gold lustre glazed ceramic, signed "Scanavino" l.r. on front, painted signature "Scanavino," "MSA," and illegible mark on verso partially obscured by paper label which translated reads "1st National Exhibit of the Ceramic Arts," dia. 10 3/4 in.

Note: Scanavino was an Italian painter and sculptor. In 1947, he moved to Paris and became interested in Cubism. In 1952, Scanavino worked at the Marzotti's Ceramic Factory in Albissola Marina, where he met and befriended many artists, including Lucio Fontana, Asger Jorn, Corneille, Roberto Matta, Wifredo Lam, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Enrico Baj, Sergio Dangelo, Roberto Crippa, Gianni Dova, Agenore Fabbri, and Aligi Sassu. In 1954 he exhibited again at the Venice Biennale and in 1955 he received the Graziano Prize. In 1958 he won the Lissone Prize and the Prampolini Prize for a solo presentation at the Venice Biennale.
Estimate $1,000-3,000

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