Yellow Grapes

 
Creation date
Materials
oil on canvas
Mark Descriptions
Signature: L.R.: Balbo/ 967 Label: 'G. Balbo (Italy) Via Gioberti 5- Bordighera Titolo dell' Opera: Liva-in-giallo (Liva)' 'CASA' written in black marker
Dimensions
16-7/8 x 23-1/2 in.
Credit line
Gift of Giuseppe Balbo in memory of Eddy Brown
Accession number
S0602.74.1
Collection
Not Currently On View
Deaccessioned on
December 17th, 2009
Transfer notes
To Be Determined
Reason
Not mission-relevant 
Valuation
Estimated Value – IMA Staff - $500
Giuseppe Balbo [1901-1980], Bordighera, Italy ;{1} given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1974.

{1} Correspondence between the artist and Beth Lydy Brown, dated October 1974, indicates that he wished to give four paintings, then housed at The International Gallery, New York, to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in memory of Brown's husband, the violinist Eddy Brown.; see IMA Historical File (0602.74.1-4). On Balbo, see Renata Olivo, Giuseppe Balbo, Ventimiglia, Italy, 1984. On Eddy Brown, see the New York Times obituary dated 18 June 1974.
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