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Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale Natura

Property from a European Collection

Lucio Fontana

Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale Natura

Concetto Spaziale Natura

Property from a European Collection

Lucio Fontana

1899 - 1968

Concetto Spaziale Natura


incised with the artist's initials and numbered 2/2

bronze with gold and brown patina 

47 by 35.2 by 9.9 cm. 18½ by 13⅞ by 3⅞ in.

Executed in 1959-60, this work is number 2 from an edition of 2, plus 1 artist's proof. 

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For this lot, please refer to the digital catalogue and not the printed catalogue for information.

Galerie Bonier, Geneva (acquired in 1974) 

Count Gustaf Douglas, Lindingö (acquired in 1986)

Christie's, London, 21 October 2003, Lot 42 

Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner

Francesco de Bartolomeis, Segno antidisegno di Lucio Fontana, Turin 1967, n.p., no. 168, illustrated (terracotta version)

Enrico Crispolti, Fontana, Catalogo Generale, Vol. I, Milan 1968, p. 346, no. 59 N 5, illustrated (terracotta version) 

Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana: Catalogue Raisonné des Peintures, Sculptures et Environnements Spatiaux, Vol. II, Brussels 1974, p. 103, no. 59 N 5, illustrated (terracotta version) 

Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana, Catalogo Ragionato di Sculture, Dipinti, Ambientazioni, Milan 2006, Vol. I, p. 518, no. 59 N 5, illustrated (terracotta version)

Rivoli, Castello di Rivoli, Lucio Fontana. La Cultura dell'Occhio, June - September 1986, p. 73, no. 59, illustrated (terracotta version)