With the recent record-breaking sales of Lucio Fontana and prices for Post-War Italian artists such as Alighiero Boetti and Alberto Burri continuing to rise, this April, following the success of last year's “Milan Modern and Contemporary,” Christie's will hold another 20th Century Italian art sale.

The sale, which will take place at Palazzo Clerici, will include works by the aforementioned as well as Enrico CastellaniPier Paolo CalzolariGiulio PaoliniPiero ManzoniGino SeveriniGiacomo BallaMimmo Rotella and Tano Festa.

Alighiero Boetti’s Mappe, 1983, is estimated to fetch between £627 425-£941 140 (€800 000–€1 200 000.) It comes as no surprise that Fontana's Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1966 is estimated to sell for £470 570-£705 855 (€600 000-900 000.)

lucio_fontana_concetto_spaziale_attese_d5987354h Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1966 Image via Christie's

alighiero_boetti_mappa_d5987360h Alighiero Boetti, Mappe, 1983 Image via Christie's

Burri's Combustione, 1964, could also reach the half a million mark as it carries and estimate of £313 710-£470 570 (€400 000-600 000) as could Severini’s Tango Argentino, 1913, which has an estimate of £313 710-£549 000 (€400 000-700 000.)

alberto_burri_combustione_d5987355h Alberto Burri, Combustione, 1964 Image via Christie's

gino_severini_tango_argentino_d5987366h Gino Severini, Tango Argentino, 1913 Image via Christie's

Director and Senior Specialist, Head of Sale, at Christie’s Italy, commented: “We are pleased to present a rich array of works, which show the great variety of twentieth century Italian art movements.''

“We are offering masterpieces ranging from early Futurism, Arte Povera icons through to the Masters of the Second World War - Fontana, Burri and Manzoni - and sections devoted to Pop art and Optical art.”

The sale will take place on 5th & 6th April, 2016. Search the sale the full catalogue here.

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