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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 213

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

    Concetto spaziale

    Price Realised  

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
    Concetto spaziale
    signed 'L. Fontana' (lower right); signed and titled 'l. Fontana Concetto Spaziale' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    28¾ x 23 5/8in. (73 x 60cm.)
    Executed in 1961-62


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    This work is registered in the Archivio Lucio Fontana, Milan.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Sami Tarica, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1963.


    Exhibited

    Saint-Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, 10 Ans d'Art Vivant 1955-1965, April-June 1968.
    Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Passions Privées. Collections particulières d'Art Moderne et Contemporaine en France, December 1995-March 1996, no. 9 (illustrated, p. 458).