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    Sale 3065

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 - 2 November 2016, Amsterdam

  • Lot 41

    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

    Concetto spaziale

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    Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
    Concetto spaziale
    (i) incised with the artist's signature 'fontana' (on the reverse); stamped with number '163/500' (on the underside)
    (ii) incised with the artist's signature 'l. fontana' (on the reverse); stamped with number '163/500' (on the underside)
    polished brass, in two parts
    (i) 27 x 21.5 x 24.5cm.
    (ii) 27 x 21.5 x 22cm.
    (2)Executed in 1967, this work is number one hundred and sixty-three from an edition of five hundred


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    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

    Gallery New Selection, Knokke.
    Private Collection, Belgium (acquired from the above in the 1970s).
    Thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    H. Ruhé, C. Rigo, Lucio Fontana. Graphics, Multiples and More..., Amsterdam 2006, p. 139, no. B-1 and B-2 (others from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 139).


    Exhibited

    Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Modern, Lucio Fontana, 1970, no. 233 (others from the edition exhibited, others from the edition illustrated, unpaged).
    Tokyo, Tama Art University Museum, Lucio Fontana, Spatial Conception, 1990, no. 67 (others from the edition exhibited, others from the edition illustrated, p. 71).
    Milan, Amedeo Porro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Lucio Fontana Sedici Sculture, Sixteen Sculptures 1937-1967, 2007-2008, no. 15 (others from the edition exhibited, others from the edition illustrated, p. 107). This exhibition later travelled to London, Ben Brown Fine Arts.