glazed ceramic, enameled steel
19½ w × 19½ d × 10 h in (50 × 50 × 25 cm)
Renato Bassoli was a ceramicist in Italy working alongside Lucio Fontana. They experimented with some of the same concepts and processes, including pierced forms. Hand-signed and dated to side: [Bassoli 1960].
Renato Bassoli 1915–1982
Born in Milan, Italy in 1915, Renato Bassoli was a celebrated sculptor, ceramicist, and furniture designer. He studied at the Brera Academy from 1937 through 1948 and later the Scuola del Castello. His body of work is deeply rooted in humanism and the celebration of life. After World War II, he moved to Paris where he worked until his death in 1981.
Auction Results Renato Bassoli
vessels, collection of nine
vessels, collection of five