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The Gamboloita Bridge

Artist:
Umberto Boccioni (Italian, Reggio 1882–1916 Sorte)
Date:
1910
Medium:
Charcoal and ink on paper
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 9 1/2 in. (27.6 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Lydia Winston Malbin, 1989
Accession Number:
1990.38.13
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower right): Boccioni/ Ponte di Gamboloita visto/ dalla linea ferroviaria—/ sufficientemente interessante/ Mattina 28 maggio 1910/ Abbastanza nuovo
the artist (1910–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)

Milan. Galleria Centrale d'Arte. "Grande Esposizione Boccioni: Pittore e Scultore Futurista," December 28, 1916–January 14, 1917, no. 13.

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. 186 (as "The Bridge of Gamboiloita," 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. 43 (lent by Lydia Winston Malbin, New York).

Maurizio Calvesi and Ester Coen. Boccioni: L'opera completa. Milan, 1983, p. 313, no. 463, erroneously locate it in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.



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