Umberto Boccioni. Development of a Bottle in Space. 1912 (cast 1931)

Umberto Boccioni

Development of a Bottle in Space

1912 (cast 1931)

Silvered bronze
15 x 23 3/4 x 12 7/8" (38.1 x 60.3 x 32.7 cm)
Aristide Maillol Fund
Object number
Painting and Sculpture
This work is on view on Floor 5, in a Collection Gallery, with 12 other works online.
Umberto Boccioni has 20 works online.
There are 1,531 sculptures online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
F.T. Marinetti (1876-1944), Rome, 1931 [1]; by inheritance to Benedetta Marinetti (1897-1977), Rome, 1944; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1948 (Aristide Maillol Fund).
[1] Cast ordered by F.T. Marinetti from Gaetano Chiurazzi Foundry, Rome in 1931.

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