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Giacomo Balla

Scena spirituale (uomo e donna nel fluido compenetrato di luce), 1925-30 ca.

Oil on board
13 1/10 × 8 in
33.2 × 20.3 cm
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Il Ponte

cm 33.2x20.3
Signed lower left

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by Maurizio …

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cm 33.2x20.3
Signed lower left

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco, dated April 1995

The work has been seen by Elena Gigli (on 9th October 2019) who confirmed the authenticity of this work

Giacomo Balla
Italian, 1871–1958
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Italian painter, sculptor, and designer Giacomo Balla was an originator of Futurism and best known for his work from this period, when he began to sign his name “Futur Balla.” Born in Turin, Balla was self-taught, his early depictions of landscapes and portraits influenced by the Italian Divisionists. After moving to Rome in 1895, Balla traveled to Paris where he was introduced to the industrialism of the modern metropolis that would later influence his paintings; his depiction of moving objects and artificial light was inspired by the velocity and motion of Paris’s light-flooded boulevards. Soon after signing the Technical Manifesto of Futuristic Painting in 1910, Balla became an active and influential member of the group and, later, an early practitioner of abstract sculpture. By 1930 he began his ultimate return to the traditional, impressionistic-figurative style of his youth.

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About the work
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Il Ponte

cm 33.2x20.3
Signed lower left

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by Maurizio …

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cm 33.2x20.3
Signed lower left

This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate issued by Maurizio Fagiolo dell'Arco, dated April 1995

The work has been seen by Elena Gigli (on 9th October 2019) who confirmed the authenticity of this work

Giacomo Balla
Italian, 1871–1958
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Italian painter, sculptor, and designer Giacomo Balla was an originator of Futurism and best known for his work from this period, when he began to sign his name “Futur Balla.” Born in Turin, Balla was self-taught, his early depictions of landscapes and portraits influenced by the Italian Divisionists. After moving to Rome in 1895, Balla traveled to Paris where he was introduced to the industrialism of the modern metropolis that would later influence his paintings; his depiction of moving objects and artificial light was inspired by the velocity and motion of Paris’s light-flooded boulevards. Soon after signing the Technical Manifesto of Futuristic Painting in 1910, Balla became an active and influential member of the group and, later, an early practitioner of abstract sculpture. By 1930 he began his ultimate return to the traditional, impressionistic-figurative style of his youth.

Giacomo Balla

Scena spirituale (uomo e donna nel fluido compenetrato di luce), 1925-30 ca.

Oil on board
13 1/10 × 8 in
33.2 × 20.3 cm
Bidding closed
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