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19th & 20th Century Sculpture

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Francesco Messina
1900 - 1995
ITALIAN
PAIR OF HORSES FROM 'QUADRIGA'
each signed: messina
bronze, light brown patina, on black marble bases
50 by 57cm., 19 5/8  by 22 3/8 in. and 50 by 53cm., 19 5/8  by 20 7/8 in. overall
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 24 February 1994, lot 130;
private collection, Germany

Catalogue Note

This attractive pair of horses appears to belong to Messina's model Quadriga, inspired by the famous antique Horses of San Marco in Venice. 

19th & 20th Century Sculpture

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