Giacomo Manzù

Italian, 1908–1991

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At the apex of his career, sculptor Giacomo Manzù adhered to three principle motifs: life-size nudes, Catholic iconography, and the painter with his model. In refining his style, he phased out terracotta and stucco, concentrating on bronze and, to a …

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Cardinale seduto, 1959
Sold on Jun 22, 2021
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bronze
27.0 x 43.0 x 24.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 22, 2021
Dorotheum
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signed on the base, bronze, 43 x 27 x 24 cm, Unique cast, this work is one out of five variants This work is registered in the Archivio Fondazione Giacomo Manzù under no. 53/2020 and is accompanied by a photo certificate of authenticity Provenance: European Private Collection
Cardinale seduto, 1959
bronze
Jun 22, 2021
Dorotheum
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27.0 x 43.0 x 24.0 cm
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Jun 22, 2021
Dorotheum
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signed on the base, bronze, 43 x 27 x 24 cm, Unique cast, this work is one out of five variants This work is registered in the Archivio Fondazione Giacomo Manzù under no. 53/2020 and is accompanied by a photo certificate of authenticity Provenance: European Private Collection
Pittore e modella, 1965
Sold on May 14, 2021
$47,500
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bronze with brown patina
56.83 cm
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$47,500
Auction Sale
May 14, 2021
Christie's
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Giacomo Manzù (1908-1991) with raised signature and foundry mark 'Manzù NFMM' (on the top of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 22 3/8 in. (56.7 cm.) Length: 25 in. (63.5 cm.) Cast in 1965; unique
Pittore e modella, 1965
bronze with brown patina
May 14, 2021
Christie's
$47,500
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56.83 cm
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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$47,500
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Giacomo Manzù (1908-1991) with raised signature and foundry mark 'Manzù NFMM' (on the top of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 22 3/8 in. (56.7 cm.) Length: 25 in. (63.5 cm.) Cast in 1965; unique
Striptease, 1975
Sold on May 6, 2021
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BRONZE WITH GOLDEN PATINA
21.0 x 59.0 x 16.0 cm
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May 6, 2021
Christie's
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Giacomo Manzù (1908-1991) timbro 'MANZU NFMM' (sul bordo della base) bronzo con patina dorata 59 x 21 x 16 cm. Realizzata nel 1975-80, variante Opera registrata presso l’Archivio Giacomo Manzù, Aprilia, n. 0/2011, come da autentica su fotografia in data 1 gennaio 2011 'STRIPTEASE'; STAMPED (ON THE EDGE OF THE BASE); BRONZE WITH GOLDEN PATINA L'opera non richiede Attestato di Libera Circolazione al fine della sua esportazione. This work does not require an export license. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Striptease, 1975
BRONZE WITH GOLDEN PATINA
May 6, 2021
Christie's
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21.0 x 59.0 x 16.0 cm
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May 6, 2021
Christie's
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Price not available
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Giacomo Manzù (1908-1991) timbro 'MANZU NFMM' (sul bordo della base) bronzo con patina dorata 59 x 21 x 16 cm. Realizzata nel 1975-80, variante Opera registrata presso l’Archivio Giacomo Manzù, Aprilia, n. 0/2011, come da autentica su fotografia in data 1 gennaio 2011 'STRIPTEASE'; STAMPED (ON THE EDGE OF THE BASE); BRONZE WITH GOLDEN PATINA L'opera non richiede Attestato di Libera Circolazione al fine della sua esportazione. This work does not require an export license. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Dance Step, 1955
Sold on Apr 30, 2021
$94,500
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Bronze
272.0 cm
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$94,500
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
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American Visionary: Property from the Collection of Mrs. John L. Marion Stamped Manzu and with the foundry mark Fonderia Maf Milano Bronze Height (including base): 107 in. (272 cm) Conceived in 1955 and cast by the MAF Foundry, Milan. This work is unique. The Fondazione has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Dance Step, 1955
Bronze
Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
$94,500
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Painting
272.0 cm
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Apr 30, 2021
Sotheby's
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$94,500
Description
American Visionary: Property from the Collection of Mrs. John L. Marion Stamped Manzu and with the foundry mark Fonderia Maf Milano Bronze Height (including base): 107 in. (272 cm) Conceived in 1955 and cast by the MAF Foundry, Milan. This work is unique. The Fondazione has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Amanti, 1976
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
£8,190
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bronze
39.0 x 51.0 x 44.0 cm
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£8,190
Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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Amanti, 1976
bronze
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
£8,190
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39.0 x 51.0 x 44.0 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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£8,190
Donna in piedi (Striptease)
Sold on Mar 19, 2021
£16,380
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bronze
60.0 cm
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£16,380
Auction Sale
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Private Collection stamped Manzu and with the foundry mark NFMM bronze Height: 60cm., 23⅝in. Conceived and cast in 1950, this work is unique. The Fondazione has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Donna in piedi (Striptease)
bronze
Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£16,380
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60.0 cm
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Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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£16,380
Description
Property from a Private Collection stamped Manzu and with the foundry mark NFMM bronze Height: 60cm., 23⅝in. Conceived and cast in 1950, this work is unique. The Fondazione has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Cardinale in piedi, 1970
Sold on Dec 15, 2020
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bronze
27.2 x 92.0 x 24.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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Cardinale in piedi, 1970
bronze
Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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27.2 x 92.0 x 24.3 cm
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Dec 15, 2020
Phillips
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Amanti, 1981
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
€9,000
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Bronze
35.0 x 24.0 x 38.0 cm
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€9,000
Auction Sale
Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
Description
Bronze sculpture cm. 24x35x38 Signature and print run by punch on the base: Manzù / 3/8: print run 3/8. Work registered in the Manzù Archive at n. P.M. Archive 19/2004.
Amanti, 1981
Bronze
Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
€9,000
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35.0 x 24.0 x 38.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
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€9,000
Description
Bronze sculpture cm. 24x35x38 Signature and print run by punch on the base: Manzù / 3/8: print run 3/8. Work registered in the Manzù Archive at n. P.M. Archive 19/2004.
Morte di Santo Stefano, 1963
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
€30,240
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bronze with patina on wooden board
65.0 x 93.5 x 6.0 cm
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€30,240
Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 3 VI 63 bronze with patina on wooden board This work is registered in the Archivio , Aprila, under the n. 12/2011. (firmato e datato 3 VI 63 bronzo patinato su tavola di legno Opera registrata presso l'Archivio , Aprila, con il n. 12/2011.) cm 93,5x65x6,5; inches 36.81 by 25.59 by 2.55 With wooden board: cm 98x68,5x9; inches 38.58 by 26.96 by 3.54
Morte di Santo Stefano, 1963
bronze with patina on wooden board
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
€30,240
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65.0 x 93.5 x 6.0 cm
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Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€30,240
Description
signed and dated 3 VI 63 bronze with patina on wooden board This work is registered in the Archivio , Aprila, under the n. 12/2011. (firmato e datato 3 VI 63 bronzo patinato su tavola di legno Opera registrata presso l'Archivio , Aprila, con il n. 12/2011.) cm 93,5x65x6,5; inches 36.81 by 25.59 by 2.55 With wooden board: cm 98x68,5x9; inches 38.58 by 26.96 by 3.54
Cardinale seduto, 1908-1991
Sold on Dec 4, 2020
$32,500
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bronze with golden brown patina
85.4 cm.
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$32,500
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2020
Christie's
Description
Giacomo Manzú (1908-1991) Cardinale seduto stamped with signature and foundry mark 'MANZÚ N.F.M.M.' (on the back) bronze with golden brown patina Height: 33 ¾ in. (85.4 cm.) Executed in 1970
Cardinale seduto, 1908-1991
bronze with golden brown patina
Dec 4, 2020
Christie's
$32,500
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85.4 cm.
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Dec 4, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$32,500
Description
Giacomo Manzú (1908-1991) Cardinale seduto stamped with signature and foundry mark 'MANZÚ N.F.M.M.' (on the back) bronze with golden brown patina Height: 33 ¾ in. (85.4 cm.) Executed in 1970