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Construction

Italian (Venice)
20th century
1964
Designed by Lucio Fontana (Argentinean, born in 1899), Made by Egidio Costantini (Italian)


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/8 x 24 3/8 in., 66.7 cm (28.3 x 61.9 cm, 26 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1730

Medium or Technique

Glass; base made of aluminium on plywood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Hung upright as a painting.

Inscription

Inscribed, lower right: 'l. fontana / 64.

On the reverse: 'per la Signora Peggy Guggenheim / quale affettuoso omaggio riconocenti della / "Fucina degli Angeli" di Venezia e della / famiglia tutta di Egidio Costantini / opera de Lucio Fontana / # 1 su 1 # / Pasqua 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Peggy Guggenheim