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

Crocifisso

Details
Lucio Fontana (1899-1968)
Crocifisso
signed with the artist's initials 'L.F.' (along the reverse)
glazed terracotta
12 ¼ x 6 1/8 x 4in. (31 x 15.5 x 10cm.)
Executed in 1955-57
Provenance
A gift from the artist to the family of the present owner in the 1960s.
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.
Post lot text
This work is registered with the Archivio Lucio Fontana under no. 4210/3.

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Lot Essay

‘People called my ceramics primeval. The materials looked as if it had been hit by an earthquake, yet it was motionless’

- Lucio Fontana (L. Fontana, ‘La mia ceramica’, Tempo, September, 21, 1939)
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