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Marino Marini

Piccolo nudo (Seated Figure)

Lot Closed

April 6, 02:16 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot Details


Marino Marini

1901 - 1980

Piccolo nudo (Seated Figure)

inscribed M.M

bronze, dark brown patina with lighter brown highlights

length: 33cm., 13in.

Conceived in 1945 and cast in bronze in an edition of 6.

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

Hanover Gallery, London
Private Collection, London (acquired from the above on 16th January 1958. Sold: Tajan, Paris, 2nd August 2001, lot 63)
Purchased at the above sale

Patrick Waldberg, Herbert Read & Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, Marino Marini. Complete Works, New York, 1970, no. 193, illustration of another cast (titled Small Nude and with incorrect measurements)

Carlo Pirovano, Marino Marini. Scultore, Milan, 1972, no. 201, illustration of another cast n.p.

Fondazione Marino Marini (ed.), Marino Marini. Catalogue Raisonné of the Sculpture, Milan, 1998, no. 277, another cast illustrated p. 192