Lot 11
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LUCIO FONTANA | Concetto spaziale, Attese

Estimate
450,000 - 650,000 EUR
Sold
525,000 EUR
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Description

  • Lucio Fontana
  • Concetto spaziale, Attese
  • signed, titled and inscribed Chi dorme non / piglia pesci on the reverse
  • waterpaint on canvas

Provenance

Pietro Fallai, Stockholm
Carl-Eric Björkegren, Stockholm
Sale: Sotheby's London, Post War and Contemporary Art, 27 June 1991, lot 61
Private collection
Sale: Christie's Milan, Arte del XX secolo, 17 May 1999, lot 225
Private collection

Exhibited

Milan, Tornabuoni, 1996; catalogue, pp. 122, 123, illustrated in colour

Literature

Enrico Crispolti, Fontana, Catalogo generale, Volume secondo, Milan, 1986, p. 552, no. 64-65 T 34, illustrated
Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, tomo II, Milan, 2015, p. 737, no. 64-65 T 34, illustrated

Catalogue Note

The discovery of the Cosmos is that of a new dimension, it is the Infinite: this I pierce this canvas, which is the basis of all arts and I have created an infinite dimension, an x which for me is the basis for all Contemporary Art.

Lucio Fontana
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