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Marino Marini

Cavallo e cavaliere astratto (Abstract Horse and Rider)

Property from a Private Collection, South Africa

Marino Marini

Marino Marini

Cavallo e cavaliere astratto (Abstract Horse and Rider)

Cavallo e cavaliere astratto (Abstract Horse and Rider)

Property from a Private Collection, South Africa

Marino Marini

1901 - 1980

Cavallo e cavaliere astratto (Abstract horse and rider)


signed MARINO (lower right)

gouache, gloss household paint, brush and ink, collage and pencil on paper

38.7 by 51.4cm., 15¼ by 20¼in.

Framed: 76.7 by 89.6cm., 30¼ by 35¼in.

Executed in 1951-52.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondazione Marino Marini.

Executed on cream wove paper. This work was not viewed out of its frame. There are lines of craquelure to the gloss household paint relating to the artist's experimental use of medium There is some undulation to the sheet as a result of the artist's working process and a few tiny surface accretions. The collage elements are secure. The colours retain a wonderful vibrancy. This work is in overall fairly good condition


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Weintraub Gallery, New York (sold: Sotheby's, New York, 9th November 1995, lot 327)
Leslie Sacks Fine Art, California (purchased at the above sale)
Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg
Terence R. Sack, South Africa
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1988