Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction featuring The Now

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Property of an Important Private Collector

Lucio Fontana

Concetto Spaziale

Auction Closed

March 6, 07:55 PM GMT


1,200,000 - 1,800,000 GBP

Lot Details


Lucio Fontana

1899 - 1968

Concetto Spaziale

signed and dated 56 (lower right); numbered 64 twice (on the stretcher); signed, titled and dated 56 (on the reverse)

oil and glass pebbles on canvas

80 by 65 cm. 31 ½ by 25 ⅝ in.

Executed in 1956.

Arturo Schwarz, Milan

Casoli, Milan

G. Testoni, Milan

Finarte, Milan, 23 October 1990, lot 753

Private Collection, Alte Montecchio (acquired by 1999)

Private Collection (acquired from the above in 2006)

Acquired from the above in July 2018 by the present owner

Enrico Crispolti, ed., Fontana, Milan 1999, no. 163, p. 170, illustrated in colour 

Enrico Crispolti, ed., Lucio Fontana, Catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, vol. I, Milan 2006, no. 56 P 49, p. 290, illustrated

Saronno, Galleria Il Chiostro, Lucio Fontana, April – May 1993, n.p., illustrated in colour

Milan, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea; Milan, Triennale di Milano; Milan, Museo Diocesano; Milan, Accademia di Belle Arti de Brera and Milan, Museo Teatrale alla Scala, Centenario di Lucio Fontana. Cinque mostre a Milano, April – June 1999, no. I,100, p. 120, illustrated in colour (Italian version); no. 163, p. 170, illustrated in colour (English version)