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Study for "Fusion of a Head and a Window"

Artist:
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Date:
1912
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (30.8 x 21 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Accession Number:
1990.38.26
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower right): Boccioni
the artist (1912–d. 1916); his sister, Amelia Raffaella Boccioni Callegari, Verona (1916–56; sold in 1956 to Winston); Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston, Birmingham, Mich. (1956–his d. 1966); Lydia Winston Malbin, Detroit and New York (1966–d. 1989; her bequest to MMA)

New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. "Futurism: A Modern Focus. The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection. Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin," November 16, 1973–February 3, 1974, no. 220 (as "Study for the Sculpture "Fusion of a Head and a Window"," lent by The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection [Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, New York]).

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Futurism and the International Avant-Garde," October 26, 1980–January 4, 1981, no. 43 (as "Study for the Sculpture "Fusion of a Head and a Window", lent by The Lydia and Harry Lewis Winston Collection [Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin, New York]).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Boccioni: A Retrospective," September 15, 1988–January 8, 1989, no. 61A (lent by Lydia Winston Malbin, New York).

Rome. Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea. "On Dynamism: Works by Umberto Boccioni from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Civiche Raccolte d'Arte del Castello Sforzesco, Milano," December 14, 1999–March 20, 2000, no. 3.

Milan. Palazzo Reale. "Boccioni: Pittore, scultore, futurista," October 6, 2006–January 7, 2007, no. 10.

Palazzo Reale, Milan. "Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916). Genio e Memoria," March 23–July 10, 2016, no. 166.

Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 428, no. 766, erroneously locate it in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Laura Mattioli Rossi, ed. Boccioni: pittore, scultore, futurista. Exh. cat., Palazzo Reale. Milan, 2006, pp. 28, 183, no. 10, ill. p. 30 (color).



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