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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

    Concetto spaziale, Attesa

    Price Realised  

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
    Concetto spaziale, Attesa
    signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana "Concetto Spaziale" ATTESA Se vado a Comabbio mi diverto' (on the reverse)
    waterpaint on canvas
    12 7/8 x 9 3/8in. (32.6 x 24cm.)
    Executed in 1967


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    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Galerie Pierre, Stockholm.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot should not be starred in the catalogue and VAT of 5 on the hammer price is not payable.


    Literature

    E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environnements spatiaux, vol. II, Brussels 1974, no. 67 T 42 (illustrated, pp. 190-191).
    E. Crispolti, Fontana Catalogo generale, vol. II, Milan 1986, no. 67 T 42 (illustrated, p. 660).
    E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, vol. II, Milan 2006, no. 67 T 42 (illustrated, p. 856).