Mario Tozzi * (Fossombrone 1895-1979 Paris) Nudo col libro (first version), 1927, signed and dated, painted on the reverse, oil on canvas, 73.5 x 46 cm, framed
European Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist from the father of the present owner in 1970)
Florence, Mostra dell’arte Italiana 1915–1935, Palazzo Strozzi, 1967
Treviglio, Grandi Pittori Contemporanei, Galleria Ferrari, December – January 1971 (letter available and label on the reverse)
M. Pasquali (ed.), Catalogo Ragionato Generale dei dipinti di Mario Tozzi, Mondadori & Associati, Milan 1988, p. 232, no. 28/8 with ill.
On the reverse: missing part of the work “Ritratto di Monsieur Lemaire”, 1921 (cat. 21/4 arc. 81)