16 October 2006
Pietro Consagra (1920-2005)
Omaggio a Boccioni
incised with the artist's signature and date 'CONSAGRA 49' (on the base)
brass with wood base
64½ x 27 x 7 in. (163.8 x 68.6 x 17.8 cm.) (excluding base)
70¼ x 49¾ x 18¾ in. (178.4 x 126.4 x 47.6 cm.) (including base)
Executed in 1949, this work is unique
Emilio Jesi Collection, Sori, by whom acquired directly from the artist in 1951.
Private collection, Stanford.
Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs.
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P. Consagra, Necessità della scultura, Roma, 1952, (illustrated, unpaged).
G.C. Argan, Pietro Consagra, Neuchâtel, 1962, no. 6 (illustrated, unpaged).
Venice, XXVIII Mostra Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, 1956, no. 2 (p. 67).
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