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  • Provenance

    Private collection.

  • Exhibited

    Kunsthaus Zürich, Mario Merz, April 3 – May 27, 1985; New York, Sperone Westwater Gallery, November 16 – December 21, 1985 and New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, 23 November – 21 December, 1985, Mario Merz; Bordeaux, Musée D’Art Contemporain-Entrepôt Lainé, Mario Merz: oeuvres récentes, 8 May – 13 September, 1987; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Musuem, Mario Merz, 28 September – 26 November, 1989; Turin, Fondazione Merz, Sol LeWitt  Mario Merz, 1 April –  24 September, 2006

  • Literature

    H. Szeemann, ed., Mario Merz, Zurich, 1985, cat. no. 65 (illustrated and titled Vento preistorico dalle montagne gelate, without wax and neon); C. Celant and D. Davvetas, eds., Mario Merz, Nagoya, 1989, p. 83 (illustrated); G. Celant, ed., Mario Merz, New York, 1989, cat. no. 176, p. 233 (illustrated) and p. 277; I. Sandler, Art of the Postmodern Era: From the Late 1960s to the Early 1990s, New York, 1996, cat. no. 37, p. 101 (illustrated); D. Eccher, ed., Mario Merz, Turin, 2003, p. 82 (illustrated) and p. 107; Urban Aprile, Milan, March 4, 2006, Number 47, p. 53; P. Giovanni Castagnoli, I. Gianelli, and B. Merz, eds., Mario Merz, Turin, 2006, cat. no 58, p. 85 (illustrated) and p. 230

167

La casa del giardiniere (The gardener’s house)

1983-1984
Metal tubes, wire mesh, oil and acrylic on canvas, beeswax, metal, shells and pine cones.
200.6 x 401.3 x 401.3 cm. (79 x 158 x 158 in).

Estimate
£400,000 - 600,000 

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

28 Feb 2008, 7pm
London