• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 178

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

    Concetto spaziale, Teatrino

    Price Realised  

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
    Concetto spaziale, Teatrino
    waterpaint on canvas and lacquered wood
    43¼ x 43¼in. (110 x 110cm.)
    Executed in 1966


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    Provenance

    Serge de Bloe, Brussels.
    Galerie Bernard Cats, Brussels.
    Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 16 November 2006, lot 144.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE THIS LOT SHOULD NOT BE MARKED WTIH A TRIANGLE SYMBOL.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environments spatiaux rédigé, vol. II, Brussels 1974, no. 66 TE 13 (illustrated, p. 176).
    E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo Generale, vol. II, Milan 1986, no. 66 TE 13 (illustrated, p. 620).
    E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, vol. II, no. 66 TE 13 (illustrated, p. 809).