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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 249

    LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)

    Battaglia (Battle)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    LUCIO FONTANA (1899-1968)
    Battaglia (Battle)
    incised with the artist's initials and dated 'L.F. 47' (on the reverse); incised 'Fontana' (on the underside)
    polychrome glazed ceramic
    5 7/8 x 11 ¼ x 8 5/8in. (15 x 28.5 x 22cm.)
    Executed in 1947


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Private Collection (a gift from the artist circa 1960).
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's Milan, 26 May 2011, lot 132.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Post Lot Text

    This work is registered in the Archivio Lucio Fontana, Milan under no. 3761/1.