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Marino Marini

Cavallo e cavaliere

China and mixed media on paper
10 1/5 × 13 3/5 in
26 × 34.5 cm
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This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate released by Marino Marini Foundation, Pistoia, …

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This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate released by Marino Marini Foundation, Pistoia, under n. 811, dated 12/18/20

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Marino Marini
Italian, 1901–1980
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One of Italy’s most celebrated sculptors of the 20th century, Marino Marini primarily produced figurative bronze sculptures, though his practice also included paintings, drawings and etchings. Marini drew on the tradition of Etruscan and northern European sculpture, reinterpreting classical themes such as the female nude, the portrait bust, and the equestrian figure, which he combined with aspects of modernism—in particular exaggerated and elongated forms. Towards the end of his career Marini’s sometimes-monumental sculptures became increasingly abstracted. On trips to Paris and New York, he associated with Giorgio de Chirico, Jean Arp, Max Beckmann, and Alexander Calder, among other major modernist artists.

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This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate released by Marino Marini Foundation, Pistoia, …

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This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate released by Marino Marini Foundation, Pistoia, under n. 811, dated 12/18/20

Signature
Signed lower right
Marino Marini
Italian, 1901–1980
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One of Italy’s most celebrated sculptors of the 20th century, Marino Marini primarily produced figurative bronze sculptures, though his practice also included paintings, drawings and etchings. Marini drew on the tradition of Etruscan and northern European sculpture, reinterpreting classical themes such as the female nude, the portrait bust, and the equestrian figure, which he combined with aspects of modernism—in particular exaggerated and elongated forms. Towards the end of his career Marini’s sometimes-monumental sculptures became increasingly abstracted. On trips to Paris and New York, he associated with Giorgio de Chirico, Jean Arp, Max Beckmann, and Alexander Calder, among other major modernist artists.

Marino Marini

Cavallo e cavaliere

China and mixed media on paper
10 1/5 × 13 3/5 in
26 × 34.5 cm
Bidding closed
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