Marino Marini - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, October 14, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Estate of the artist
    Contemporary Sculpture Center, Japan (acquired from the above in January 1984)
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Osaka, Contemporary Sculpture Center, Marino Marini, September 1982, pl. 2 (exhibited and illustrated)
    Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Marino Marini: Sculture, pitture, disegni dal 1914 al 1977, May - August 1983, pl. XXI, no. 43, pp. 61, 112 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Munich, Alter Herkulessaal, Marino Marini (1901-1980) Plastiken Bilder Zeichnungen, March - April 1984, pl. 84 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Vienna, Kunsthaus Wien, Marino Marini, Gemälde, Skulpturen, Zeichnungen, May - September 1995, pl. 72 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    Tokyo, Contemporary Sculpture Centre, Marino Marini, 1997, pl. 7, p. 29 (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    The Hakone Open Air Museum, Marino Marini (1901-1980), May 1997, p. 17

  • Literature

    Gianfranco Contini, Vingt Scultures de Marino Marini, Lugano, 1944, pl. 10 (another example illustrated)
    Lamberto Vitali, Marini, Florence, 1946, pl. 27 (another example illustrated)
    Raffaele Carrieri, Marino Marini: Scultore by Marini, Milan, 1948, pl. 44 (another example illustrated)
    Umbro Apollonio, Marino Marini: scultore, Milan, 1953, pl. 32, n.p. (another example illustrated)
    Marino Marini, Marino Marini, 1959, p. 75 (another example listed)
    Herbert Read, Patrick Waldberg and Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, Marino Marini: Complete Works, Milan, 1970, no. 163, p. 345 (another example illustrated, p. 344)
    Carlo Pirovano, Marino Marini, Scultore, Milan, 1972, no. 172 (another example listed)
    Carlo Pirovano, ed., Marino Marini, Catalogo del Museo San Pancrazio di Firenze, Milan, 1988 (another cast illustrated, p. 79)
    Giovanni Caradente, Marino Marini, Catalogue Raisonné of the Sculptures, Milan, 1998, no. 214b, p. 154 (another example illustrated)

Property from an Important Japanese Private Collection

Ο164

Lot offered with No Reserve

Le tre Grazie

signed with the artist's initials 'MM' lower right
bronze
45.5 x 46 x 9.5 cm (17 7/8 x 18 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Conceived in 1943, this work is from an edition of 5 and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Marino Marini.

Estimate
£6,000 - 8,000 • ‡ ♠

Sold for £20,160

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 14 October 2021