Marino Marini, ‘Orfeo’, 1979, Studio Guastalla
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Marino Marini

Orfeo, 1979

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24 4/5 × 33 1/10 in
63 × 84 cm
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Milan
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Studio Guastalla
Milan

19 colours. Edition of 75 examples signed and numbered from 1/75 to 75/75, 50 examples signed and …

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Graphis Arte, Livorno
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, ‘Orfeo’, 1979, Studio Guastalla
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Studio Guastalla
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19 colours. Edition of 75 examples signed and numbered from 1/75 to 75/75, 50 examples signed and numbered from I/L to L7L and 20 artist's proof

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Signed
Publisher
Graphis Arte, Livorno
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

Orfeo, 1979

Lythograph
24 4/5 × 33 1/10 in
63 × 84 cm
.
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Location
Milan
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