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

waterpaint on canvas, signed, titled and inscribed che verde delizioso!! on the reverse. Executed in 1964-65; 45.5 by 37.5cm.; 17 7/8 by 14 3/4 in. Estimate 180,000—250,000 GBP. Lot Sold 181,250 GBP

PROVENANCE: Galerie Mathias Fels, Paris
Stig Nordström, Halmstad
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner circa 1975

LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Generale, Vol. II, Milan 1986, p. 550, no. 64-65 T 19, illustrated
Enrico Crispolti, Lucio Fontana Catalogo Ragionato di Sculture, Dipinti, Ambientazioni, Vol. II, Milan 2006, p. 735, no. 64-65 T 19, illustrated

Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Day Auction, 16 Oct 10, London www.sothebys.com