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Dettaglio opera
TORINO, 1871 - ROMA, 1958

Ingrandisci Immagine
collage of painted papers and tissue on paper laid down on canvas, mounted on masonite
152,5 x 66,7 cm
signed Balla, inscribed Futurista and dated 1915 (lower center)
Provenance: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Rome -Benedetta Cappa Marinetti, Rome-Mr. & Mrs. Larry Lewis Winston, Birmingham-Lydia Winston Malbin, New York -A. Alfred Taubman Collection

Exhibited: New York, Museum of Modern Art; Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts & Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Futurismus, 1961-62, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue// Detroit Institute of Arts & New York, Museum of Modern Art, Selections from the Collections of the Friends of Modern Art, 1969, no. 23 // New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Futurism, 1973-74, no. 20, illustrated in the catalogue p. 57 // Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art: European Painting and Sculpture, 1978, no. 56, illustrated in the catalogue // Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Futurismus and the International Avant Garde, 1980-81, no. 13, illustrated in the catalogue // New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, F.T. Marinetti and Futurism, 1983, no. 7, illustrated in the catalogue // Literature: Maria Drudi Gambillo & Teresa Fiori (eds.), Archivi del futurismo, vol. II, Rome, 1962, no. 230, illustrated p. 117 // Herta Wescher, Collage, New York, 1968, illustrated pl. 52 // David Schaff, "Three Origins of Modernism: Expressionism, Futurism and the Russian Avant Garde" in Art International, New York, August-September 1981, p. 34 // Gene Baro, "A Lifelong Education of the Senses" in Living with Art, New York, 1988, illustrated p. 140 // Anne Coffin Hanson (ed.), The Futurist Imagination: Word + Image in Italian Futurist Painting, Drawing, Collage and Free-Word Poetry, New Haven, 1983, illustrated p. 88 // Giacomo Balla, Coloratissimo e luminosissimo (exhibition catalogue), Galleria d'Arte Cinquantasei Bologna, 2013, no. 29, illustrated p. 167 (titled Dimostrazione interventista) //

Auction sale: SOTHEBY'S LONDRA -
Auction: Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale, 22/06/2017
Lot: 336
Appraisal: £ 500.000,00 / 700.000,00
Adjudication: Unsold