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UMBERTO BOCCIONI
REGGIO CALABRIA, 1882 - VERONA, 1916


Ingrandisci Immagine
Code
3738
TESTA + LUCE + AMBIENTE (1912 )
Olio on Tela
60 x 60 cm
Provenance: Bruno Corradini, Rome (acquired by 1914) , Margherita Sarfatti, Rome (acquired by 1959), Sarfatti Collection, Italy (by descent from the above), Fondazione VAF, Lichtenstein (acquired by 1990), Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998

Exhibited Florence, Galleria Gonnelli, Esposizione di Pittura Futurista di ‘Lacerba’, 1913-14, no. 5, illustrated in the catalogue// Rome, Galleria Futurista, Esposizione di pittura futurista, 1914, no. 3// Naples, Galleria Futurista, Prima esposizione di pittura futurista, 1914, no. 6// Milan, Galleria Centrale d’Arte (Palazzo Cova), Grande Esposizione Boccioni. Pittore e Scultore futurista, 1916-17, possibly no. 254, illustrated in the catalogue (titled Testa + finestra + luce)// Rome, Palazzo Barberini, Il Futurismo, 1959, no. 84// Winterthur, Kunstmuseum & Munich, Städtische Galerie & Lenbachgalerie, Il Futurismo, 1959-60, no. 26 (as dating from 1912-13)// Venice, XXXIII Biennale Internazionale d’Arte di Venezia, Retrospettiva di Boccioni, 1966, no. 68// Literature Giulio Carlo Argan & Maurizio Calvesi, Umberto Boccioni, Rome, 1953, illustrated fig. 50// Maria Drudi Gambillo & Teresa Fiori (eds.), Archivi del Futurismo, Rome, 1962, vol. II, no. 384, illustrated p. 244// Guido Ballo, Boccioni la vita e l'opera, Milan, 1964, no. 486, illustrated pl. 159// Marianne W. Martin, Futurist Art and Theory 1909-1915, Oxford, 1968, mentioned p. 168// Gianfranco Bruno, L’opera completa di Boccioni, Milan, 1969, no. 156, illustrated p. 109// Donald E. Gordon, Modern Art Exhibitions 1900–1916, Munich, 1974, vol. II, listed pp. 758 & 793// Maurizio Calvesi & Ester Coen, Boccioni. L'opera completa, Milan, 1983, no. 793, illustrated p. 444 (with incorrect measurements)// Giorgio Verzotti, Boccioni. Catalogo completo dei dipinti, Florence, 1989, no. 122, illustrated p. 123//

Auction sale: SOTHEBY'S LONDRA -
Auction: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, 28/02/2018
Lot: 14
Appraisal: £ 5.500.000,00 / 7.500.000,00
Adjudication: