Giuseppe Balbo, (Italian)

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Giuseppe Balbo [1901-1980], Bordighera, Italy ;{1} given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1974.

{1} Correspondence between the artist and Beth Lydy Brown, dated October 1974, indicates that he wished to give four paintings, then housed at The International Gallery, New York, to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in memory of Brown's husband, the violinist Eddy Brown.; see IMA Historical File (0602.74.1-4). On Balbo, see Renata Olivo, Giuseppe Balbo, Ventimiglia, Italy, 1984. On Eddy Brown, see the New York Times obituary dated 18 June 1974.

Object Information

Giuseppe Balbo (Italian)
creation date
oil on canvas
27-1/8 x 19-1/8 in.
mark descriptions
Signed, l.l.: Balbo/ 967
Printed label on frame: 'G. Balbo (Italy) Via Gioberti 5 - Bordighera Titolo dell' Opera: Liva - in - Rosso'
'CASA' written in black marker
accession number
credit line
Gift of Giuseppe Balbo in memory of Eddy Brown
European Painting and Sculpture 1800-1945
deaccessioned on
transfer notes
Sold on 3/21/2015 in Sale 149 (Lot 6061); Offered on 12/06/2014 in Sale 144 Lot 6180, unsold
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