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A self-taught portrait photographer based in Palermo, Albergamo was associated with Futurist circles in the early 1930s. He made these nearly abstract studies of anti-aircraft tracer bullets in the night sky over Palermo at the beginning of World War II.
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "Albergamo // 4) Texture de lumiére, [underlined] 1939";
Acquired by the Italian scholar of Futurist photography Giovanni Lista between 1969 and 1980, possibly from the artist's decendents; [Sotheby's, New York, Italian Futurist Photographs, New York, November 9, 1982, Lot #1, to Waddell]; John C. Waddell
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