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Study for 'Vuoti e piani astratti di una testa': PD.14-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Study for 'Vuoti e piani astratti di una testa'


Draughtsman: Boccioni, Umberto




History note: F.T. Marinetti; E. Estorick; with the Grosvenor Galleries, London (reduced from £1,850)

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From the Walter Butterworth Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 330 mm
Width: 242 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961-07) by Estorick, E.


Production date: AD 1912


Study for the gesso sculpture, now destroyed, 'Vuoti e piani astratti di una testa', 1912, exhibited in Paris, 1913

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Boccioni
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Eindhoven, cat. no. 21, lent by Estorick
  • Location: Frame of the Stedilijk van Abbe Museum, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.14-1961
Primary reference Number: 7114
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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