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      Sale 2451 | Lot 2
      Price Realized: $500With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2451 Lot 2

        (ARCHITECTURE.) Avati, Aldo. Visioni di Architettura. Preface by Giulio Ferrari. 40 artistically rendered color plates on lettered mounts, many of futuristic, visionary Italian buildings and public spaces. Small folio, introduction and plates loose as issued in publisher's printed boards with cloth ties, soiling on front cover, other wear; leaves and margins toned but plates bright. Torino: C. Crudo, circa 1920

        Estimate $300 - 400

        ex-collection hilyard morris brown, academy award winning art director for the film cleopatra famously starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, (1963), and known for nearly bankrupting 20th Century Fox with its exorbitant production costs. The theatrical perspective of these images, which marry antiquity with modernity, likely appealed to his aesthetic sensibility. With Brown's stamp and broad signature across pastedown.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $500

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