Tempera a. charcoal/canvas, 61 x 61 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Bacci 61, on the reverse titled. - Provenance: From the collection of the paintress Mira Brtka, thence in the Brtka family. - Italian informal painter. B. studied at the Venice academy where he was to become lecturer himself in later years. His paintings often are very colourful. Although completely abstract a suggestion of space is produced by the arrangement of lighter a. darker areas. In the 1950s Peggy Guggenheim was among his most important collectors.