Concetto Spaziale, La Fine Di Dio
Artwork: Concetto Spaziale, La Fine Di Dio
Size: 177.6 x 122.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Signed 'l. Fontana' (on the reverse); Numbered and titled 'N 5 LA FINE DI DIO' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Iris Clert, Paris; Collection Rene de Montaigu, Paris; Acquired from the above by 'Philippe and Denyse Durand-Ruel in 1970' and thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Lucio Fontana, June-September 1970, no. 67 (illustrated, unpaged). New York, Gallery Pierre Cardin, 1950-1980-European Trends in Modern Art-One Hundred Paintings, October-November 1980. This exhibition later travelled to Brussels, Espace Pierre Cardin. Paris, Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Passions Privees, December 1995-March 1996, no. 10 (illustrated, p. 458). Paris, Musee national d'Art moderne, Centre George Pompidou, L'informe, mode d'emploi, May-August 1996 (illustrated in colour, p. 107). London, Hayward Gallery, Lucio Fontana, October 1999-January 2000, no. 98 (illustrated in colour, p. 168). Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Le noir est une couleur, June-November 2006 (illustrated, p. 136). Paris, Musee national d'Art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Les traces du sacre, May-August 2008 (illustrated in colour, p. 71)

Date: 2008-10-19
Lot Number: 11