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Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale. photo Sotheby's

Executed in 1967. Polished bronze, in two parts, each: signed and numbered 240/500 on the underside, each: 27 by 22 by 22cm.; 10 5/8 by 8 5/8 by 8 5/8 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 103,250 GBP

PROVENANCE: Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Private Collection, Japan
Acquired diectly from the above by the present owner circa 2002.

EXHIBITED: Tokyo, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Multiple Show: From Duchamp to Lichtenstein, 2005, p. 52, no. 28, illustrated in colour

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cinzia Mascheroni (Ed.), Lucio Fontana: Beyond Space, Milan 2008, p. 93, illustration of another example in colour.

Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction. 11 Feb 10. London www.sotheby's.com