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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)

Concetto spaziale, Attese

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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Concetto spaziale, Attese
signed, titled and inscribed ‘l. Fontana “Concetto Spaziale” ATTESE Motta fa un po schifo...’ (on the reverse)
waterpaint on canvas
23.3/4 x 23.3/4in. (60.1 x 60.4cm.)
Painted in 1964
Provenance
Collection Attilio Sartor, Verona.
Studio Casoli, Milan.
Centro Tornabuoni, Florence.
E. Restelli, Milan.
Galleria Tornabuoni, Florence.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.
Literature
E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana: catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environments spatiaux, vol. II, Brussels 1974, p. 156, no. 64 T 76 (illustrated, p. 157).
E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo Generale, vol. II, Milan 1986, no. 64 T 76 (illustrated, p. 531).
E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, vol. II, Milan 2006, no. 64 T 76 (illustrated, p. 718).
Exhibited
Florence, Centro Tornabuoni, Maestri contemporanei – antologia scelta 1990-1991, 1990-1991, p. 101.
Florence, Centro Tornabuoni, Maestri contemporanei – antologia scelta 1992-1993, 1992-1993, p. 60.
Milan, Tornabuoni Arte, Lucio Fontana, 1996, p. 114 (illustrated in colour, p. 115).
Milan, Galleria Blu, Lucio Fontana. Stasera inauguro la mia mostra da Palazzoli, 1999, p. 94 (illustrated in colour, p. 95).
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.

Lot Essay

‘I have succeeded in giving the spectator an impression of spatial calm, cosmic rigour, serenity and infinity’ (L. Fontana, quoted in Lucio Fontana, exh. cat., Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, 1998, p.250).

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