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LUCIO FONTANA | CONCETTO SPAZIALE

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

100,000 to - 150,000 EUR

WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF HÉLÈNE DE FRANCHIS

LUCIO FONTANA | CONCETTO SPAZIALE

LUCIO FONTANA | CONCETTO SPAZIALE

Estimate:

100,000 to - 150,000 EUR

Lot sold:

112,500

EUR

WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF HÉLÈNE DE FRANCHIS


LUCIO FONTANA

1899 - 1968

CONCETTO SPAZIALE


signed and dated 59

painted terracotta, graffiti and cut

This work is registered in the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan, under the n. 1253/47 and it is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milan.


(firmato e datato 59

terracotta dipinta, graffito e taglio

Opera registrata presso la Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano, con il n. 1253/47 ed accompagnata da certificato di autenticità rilasciato dalla Fondazione Lucio Fontana, Milano.)


diam. cm 37x4; inches 14.56 by 1.57


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This work is in good overall condition. There are two small losses of the superficial layer of colour to the bottom-right and to the left of the cut. There is a small stain below the signature. (IN GENERALE, L'OPERA È IN BUONE CONDIZIONI DI CONSERVAZIONE. VI SONO DUE PICCOLE CADUTINE DELLO STRATO SUPERFICIALE DI COLORE IN BASSO A DESTRA DEL TAGLIO E ALLA SUA SINISTRA. VI È UNA PICCOLA MACCHIA SOTTO LA FIRMA.)


Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot (Si prega di notare che l'articolo 11 delle Condizioni Generali di Vendita (Online Only) non è applicabile per questo lotto)


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Fontana Collection, Rome

Private Collection, Rome

Sergio Casoli Collection, Milan

Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early Nineties (Ivi acquistato dall'attuale proprietaria nei primi anni Novanta) 

Rome, Istituto Italo-Latino Americano, Vision 12: Pittori e Scultori America Latina, 1969

Milan, Galleria Tonelli/Studio La Città, The Fontana I Love, 2015