Zoran Antonio Music (Slovenian/Italian, 1909-2005)
Nudo (Reclining Nude)
Signed "Music" l.l., titled and dated "...1946" on unattributed labels affixed to the reverse and to the back of the frame.
Oil on board, 18 x 22 3/4 in. (46.0 x 58.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Holes to edges, accretions u.l., surface grime.
Provenance: A New York estate.
N.B. The present painting, dated 1946, was done the year after Music left Dachau concentration camp. Music was living in Venice at the time and painted a series of nudes, often using his future wife, Ida Cadorin, as the model. The couple married in 1949.
We would like to thank Gojko Zupan, Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Directorate for Cultural Heritage, Republic of Slovenia, for his kind assistance with this lot.
Framed dimensions: 26 x 30 1/4 in.
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