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Testa + Luce + Ambiente by UMBERTO BOCCIONI

UMBERTO BOCCIONI

(ITALIAN, 1882 - 1916)

Testa + Luce + Ambiente , 1912

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

23.62 in. (60.00 cm.) (height) by 23.62 in. (60.00 cm.) (width)

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 . Cortina d'Ampezzo, Galleria d'Arte Moderna Falsetti, Omaggio a Umberto Boccioni , 1971-72, no. XVI, illustrated in the catalogue; illustrated in colour on the cover of the catalogue . Milan, Palazzo Reale, Boccioni e il suo tempo , 1973-74, no. 164, illustrated in the catalogue . Florence, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi, Futurismo a Firenze 1910-1920 , 1984, illustrated in the catalogue . Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie (on loan 1990-1998) . Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Memoria del futuro. Arte italiano desde las primeras vanguardias a la posguerra , 1990-91, no. 501, illustrated in the catalogue . Tokyo, Sezon Museum of Art; Sapporo, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art; Sendai, The Miyagi Museum of Art & Otsu, The Museum of Modern Art, Futurismo 1909-1944 , 1992, no. II-8, illustrated in the catalogue . New York, Paolo Baldacci Gallery, Balla + Boccioni , 1993, illustrated in the catalogue . Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Italia Nova. Une aventure de l'art italien 1900-1950 , 2006, no. 8, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

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

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

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