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Marino Marini

Marino from Goethe (Tav. IV)

Etching and acquatint
24 4/5 × 18 1/2 in
63 × 47 cm
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BFA
Bertolami Fine Arts

Initials lower right: MM
Numbered lower left

LITERATURE
Marino Marini, Catalogo ragionato …

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Initials lower right: MM
Numbered lower left

LITERATURE
Marino Marini, Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica (Litografie e Incisioni) 1919-1980, a cura di G. Guastalla, Edizioni Graphis Arte, Livorno 1990 pag 225 n° A228

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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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About the work
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Bertolami Fine Arts

Initials lower right: MM
Numbered lower left

LITERATURE
Marino Marini, Catalogo ragionato …

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Initials lower right: MM
Numbered lower left

LITERATURE
Marino Marini, Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica (Litografie e Incisioni) 1919-1980, a cura di G. Guastalla, Edizioni Graphis Arte, Livorno 1990 pag 225 n° A228

Medium
Print
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

Marino from Goethe (Tav. IV)

Etching and acquatint
24 4/5 × 18 1/2 in
63 × 47 cm
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