bronze on wood base
12 h in (30 cm)
The bronze edition (1941) was made from a figure entitled El Auriga (The Charioteer, 1928), which Lucio Fontana submitted as his final diploma piece at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan in 1929. This was to be one of several large figures planned for the Monument to the Flag (Monumento a la Bandera) in Rosario, Argentina in 1940-41.
Measures 21.5 inches with base.
Incised number to side of work '1/10'. Stamped foundry mark to side of work 'FUND F. M.' This work is number 1 from the edition of 10.
Provenance: Collection of Pepi Boritz, New York | CDS Gallery, New York
This work will ship from Rago in Lambertville, New Jersey.
Good condition with some oxidation overall. Small spot on back from casting.
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