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Lucio Fontana

( Italian, 1899 - 1968 )

Frammento Di Decorazione Musiva

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LOT DETAILS

Materials:

mosaic

Size Notes:

mosaico

Condition:

A professional condition report is available upon request from the department. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance:

L'opera è accompagnata da una lettera di autenticità rilasciata dalla Fondazione Lucio Fontana in data 10 aprile 2019, che conferma che il frammento di parete a decorazione musiva fa parte di un'ambientazione andata distrutta eseguita da Lucio Fontana per un'abitazione privata. L'ambientazione verrà illustrata sulla futura edizione del catalogo ragionato delle opere dell'artista con la dicitura: "Esiste un frammento distaccato raffigurante uno dei due cavalli". ; <em><br>This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity issued by the Fondazione Lucio Fontana on 10 April 2019, which confirms&nbsp;that the fragment of the mosaic wall decoration is part of a now lost&nbsp;environment executed by Lucio Fontana for a private home. The work in its entirety will be illustrated in the forthcoming edition of the artist's catalogue raisonné with the caption: "A detached fragment depicting one of the two horses still exists".</em>

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