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Boccioni's Fist--Lines of Force II, (1916-1917/reconstructed 1956-1958/cast 1968)

Giacomo Balla, Italian, b. Turin, 1871–1958

Brass and paint, 33 x 31 1/2 x 13 in. (83.8 x 80 x 33 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972

Accession Number: 72.19

Estate of the artist, Rome, Galleria dell'Obelisco, Rome, to 25 June 1968, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 25 June 1968-6 March 1972, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972, GALLERIA DELL'OBELISCO, Rome. "Balla sculpture: 1913-15," May-June 1968, no cat., HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, no. 249., [ADVERTISEMENT (Galleria dell'Obelisco). Art International 2/6 (Summer 1968), ill.], GALLERIA DELL'OBELISCO. Balla 1871-1958: tutte le sculture (Rome, 1971), no. 1, ill., LERNER, ABRAM, et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 661, ill., LERNER, ABRAM. An Introduction to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), no. 38., HANHISALO, JUDITH EVANS. Enjoying Art (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1983), no. 95, p. 140., LE NORMAND-ROMAIN, ANTOINETTE, et al. Sculpture (New York: Skira/ Rizzoli, 1986), ill.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Futurism