Studio Per Testa + Casa + Luce (La Madre)
Artwork: Studio Per Testa + Casa + Luce (La Madre)
Size: 22 x 14 cm
Medium: Pen and ink on paper
Creation year: 1912
Marks: Signed 'Boccioni' (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Rodolfo Ruberl, Milan; Anon. sale, Finarte, Milan, 27 November 2017, lot 19; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Reggio Calabria, Museo Nazionale, Omaggio a Boccioni, 1966, no. 45 (illustrated; titled 'La Madre'); Genoa, Palazzo dell' Accademia, Opere grafiche di Umberto Boccioni, 1968, no. 48; Newcastle, Hatton Gallery, Futurismo 1909-1919. Exhibition of Italian Futurism (1909-1919), 1972, no. 52, p. 111 (titled 'Study for 'Horizontal Volumes' (The Mother)'; with incorrect dimensions); this exhibition later travelled to Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy; Milan, Palazzo Reale, Boccioni a Milano, 1982 - 1983, no. 77, p. 329 (illustrated p. 246; titled 'La madre, studio per Volumi orizzontali'); this exhibition later travelled to Hannover, Kunstmuseum Hannover mit Sammlung Sprengel, 1983, no. 72; and Munich, Museum Villa Stuck, 1983

Christie's London

Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 126