Architectonic Function 3U Artist: Ivo Pannaggi (Italian, 1901–1981)

ca. 1925–26

Modern and Contemporary Art

Not on view


Oil on canvas


150 × 90 cm (59 1/16 × 35 7/16 in.)
framed: 153.19 × 94.14 × 4.45 cm (60 5/16 × 37 1/16 × 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Collection Société Anonyme

Accession Number



20th century


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KSD from the artist, 5 Oct. 192, for 3000 lire

  • Lucia Colombari, "Katherine S. Dreier, the Société Anonyme, and Italian Futurism," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2020–2021): 86–93, fig. 4.
  • Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 125, fig. 16.
  • Enrico Crispolti, Pannaggi e l’arte meccanica futurista (Milan: Mazzotta, 1995).
  • Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 499, no. 523, ill.
  • Valerie Fletcher, Dreams and Nightmares: Utopian Visions in Modern Art, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983).
  • Anna Caterina Toni, L’attività Artistica di Ivo Pannaggi nel Periodo Giovanile (Pollenza-Macerata, Italy: La Nuova Foglio, 1976), comp cit.
  • Anna Caterina Toni, L’attivita artistica di Ivo Pannaggi nel periodo giovanile (1921–1926) (Macerata, Italy: La Nuova Foglio, 1976), 13, 70–71.
  • Pannaggi, exh. cat. (Rome: Studio d'Arte Moderna, 1969).
  • Enrico Crispolti, "Un Arredamento Futurista di Pannaggi," Arte Illustrata 2 (October–December 1969): 72–80.
  • Enrico Crispolti, Il mito della macchina e altri teni del futurismo (Trapani, Italy: Laterza, 1969), 393.
  • Enrico Crispolti, "Il constructivismo "meccanio" di Pannaggi," Palatino (1968): 418.
  • Jacques Polieri, "Les Promateurs de la Scenographie Moderne," Aujourd'hui nos. 42–43 (October 1963): 132–39.
  • Ivo Pannaggi, Ivo Pannaggi (Oslo: Reclamo Trykkeri, 1962), 72, 77.
  • Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 62.
  • "The Work of Ivo Pannaggi," Advertising Art (January 1930): 54–55.

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