An acrylic and sand on canvas 170 x 150 cm showing from behind the dark black hair of his wife was sold for £ 7M including premium at Christie's on February 13, 2014 over a lower estimate of £ 1.2M.
On October 17 in London, Sotheby's sells the hyperrealist image of the top part of gray trousers, in two registers with vertical lines equipped at belt level with a carefully sewn button well positioned in its buttonhole.
Made in the same technique of acrylic and sand as for the hair, this painting on canvas 98 x 131 cm is estimated £ 2M, lot 16.
1969 was the great year of Gnoli's artistic inspiration. He died of cancer in the following year, aged 37.