02 juillet 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1966

Lot 40. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed oggi è Giovedì domani è Venerdì on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 55.3 by 46.2 cm. 21 3/4 by 18 1/4 in. Executed in 1966. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 GBP. Lot sold 795,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Stampatore Sergio Tosi, MilanThomas Newman, OpioSotheby’s, New York, 21 May 1983, Lot 522A (consigned by the above)Fujii Gallery, Tokyo (acquired from the above... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, 1963

Lot 21. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 1+1 – 887Z on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 65 by 54 cm. 25 5/8 by 21 1/4 in. Executed in 1963. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,415,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Galleria Rotta, GenoaGalleria Seno, MilanPrivate Collection, Milan (acquired from the above in the early 1970s)Thence by descent to the present owner. Exhibited: Milan, Galleria... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2019

Galleria Borghese opens 'Lucio Fontana: Earth and Gold' curated by Anna Coliva

ROME.- The Lucio Fontana. Earth and Gold exhibition, curated by Anna Coliva, is dedicated to two specific modes of Lucio Fontana’s production, ceramics and paintings, selected among his Crucifixes and his works employing gold, respectively. Fontana is the first twentieth-century Italian artist to be exhibited inside the Museum, after the retrospectives dedicated to great figures such as Bacon, Giacometti, and Picasso, to continue the series of exhibitions conceived to familiarize visitors with the Galleria Borghese through the... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 'l. fontana "Concetto spaziale" ATTESE 1+1-3U' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 39 x 31 1/8 in. (99 x 79 cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Private collection, Japan.Private collection, Paris.Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.Cecil “Titi” Blaffer von Fürstenberg, Houston (acquired from the above, 1968). By descent from... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2019

Christie's sale in Milan to offer the best of 20th century Italian art

MILAN.- Dedicated to offering the best of 20th century Italian art, Christie’s annual auction in Milan, now part of the Thinking Italian series aligned with the global Post-War and Contemporary sales, will take place on 3 and 4 of April. Highlighted by Lucio Fontana’s intense pink-red Concetto Spaziale, Attesa (estimate: €800,000 – 1,200,000), the sale features historical works by major icons such as Gino Severini, Alberto Boccioni, Alberto Burri, Enrico Castellani and Piero Manzoni, through to a group of contemporary... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, 1960

Lot 29. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto Spaziale, signed, titled and inscribed 'l. Fontana concetto spaziale 1+1-387AA' (on the reverse), acrylic on canvas, 39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. (100 x 80.9cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate: £800,000 - £1,200,000. Price realised £941,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Paolo Marinotti Collection, Milan. Private Collection, Paris. Gallerio Lo Scudo, Verona. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004. Literature: E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lot 28. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed ‘l. Fontana “Concetto spaziale” “Attese” 1+1-XYZZA’ (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 35¼ x 45 7/8in. (89.5 x 116.5cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate: £2,000,000 - £3,000,000. Price realised £2,291,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Galleria Arco d’Alibert, Rome. Paolo Nazzaro Collection, Rome.Bernard Cats, Brussels. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005.  Literature: E.... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, 1964-65

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto spaziale, Attesa, signed, titled and inscribed Ciao Mariolina on the reverse, waterpaint on canvas, 35.5 by 27.6 cm. 14 by 10 7/8 in. Executed in 1964-65. Estimate £350,000 - £450,000. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Provenance: Galerie Rasmussen, Paris Private Collection, France (acquired from the above in 1972) Sotheby’s, Milan, 25 November 2003, Lot 243 (consigned by the above) Galleria Seno, Milan (acquired from the... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto spaziale, 1968

Lot 58. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto spaziale, signed, waterpaint and pencil on canvas, 60.3 by 73.7 cm. 23 3/4 by 29 in. Executed in 1968. Estimate £450,000 - £650,000. Courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: Brerarte, Milan, 27 May 1985, Lot 57 Private Collection, Milan Sperone Westwater, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005. Exhibited: Lugano, Galleria Pro Arte , Lucio Fontana: Concetti Spaziali, October - November 1984, p. 15, no. 5... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Il Guerriero, 1949

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Il Guerriero, signed on the back, polychrome ceramic, sculpture: 107 by 47 by 40 cm. 42 by 18 1/2 by 15 7/8 in. Executed in 1949. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Gino Lizzola, MilanGalleria Beniamino, San RemoAlberto Galimberti, MilanGalleria Arte Borgogna, MilanClaude Berri, ParisThence by descent to the present owner.  Exhibited: Milan, Centro Annunciata, L’umano nella scultura italiana,... [Lire la suite]
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