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    Sale 12244

    The Italian Sale

    6 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

    Concetto spaziale

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
    Concetto spaziale
    signed 'l. Fontana' (on the underside)

    painted terracotta
    6 ¼ x 10 ¼ x 7 1/8in. (16 x 26 x 18cm.)
    Executed in 1958-1965


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    ‘I assure you that on the moon they will not be painting, but they will be making Spatial art’
    LUCIO FONTANA

    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, Italy.
    Jitsukawa Gallery, Japan.
    Private Collection, Japan.
    Private Collection.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 14 October 2011, lot 183.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Post Lot Text

    This work is registered in the Archivio Lucio Fontana, Milan, under no. 1367/52.