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Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'l. Fontana ATTESE C. Spaziale 1+1-ASCH3' (on the reverse); waterpaint on canvas; 21 x 18 3/8in. (55 x 46.5cm.). Executed in 1960. Estimate £500,000 - £700,000 - Price Realized £993,250

Provenance: Galleria La Bussola, Turin.
Galleria Seno, Milan.
Private Collection, Milan.
Gallery Gilbert De Baene, Knokke.
Private Collection, Belgium.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

Literature: E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana: catalogue raisonné des peintures, sculptures et environements spatiaux, vol. I, Brussels 1974, no. 60 T 96 (illustrated, p. 97).
E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana: catalogo generale, vol. I, Milan 1986, no. 60 T 96 (illustrated, p. 329).
E. Crispolti, Lucio Fontana: catalogo ragionato di sculture, dipinti, ambientazioni, vol. I, Milan 2006, no. 60 T 96 (illustrated, p. 498).

Christie's. The Italian Sale, 14 October 2010, London, King Street www.christies.com