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

waterpaint on canvas, signed, titled and inscribed Quando uno va in treno si addormenta? on the revers. Executed in 1964; 65 by 55cm. Estimate 340,000—400,000 GBP. Lot Sold 433,250 GBP

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Turin (acquired directly from the artist in the late 1960s)
Thence by descent to the present owner

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogue Raisonné, Brussels 1974, Vol. II, p. 152, no. 64 T 36, illustrated
Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Generale, Milan 1986, Vol. II, p. 522, no. 64 T 36, illustrated
Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Ragionato, Milan 2006, Vol. II, p. 712, no. 64 T 36, illustrated

Sotheby's. 20th Century Italian Art, 15 Oct 10, London www.sothebys.com