Sale: 513 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, Dec. 11. 2020 in Munich Lot 54

 
54
Marino Marini
Cavallo e Cavaliere, 1958.
Gouache and grattage
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,440
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.050

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Cavallo e Cavaliere. 1958.
Gouache and grattage.
14.7 x 13.7 cm (5.7 x 5.3 in), the full sheet.
This work, along with other drawings, was made especially for the publication by Ernst Scheidegger (editor) "Marino Marini. Zeichnungen, Photos, Bekenntnisse", Zürich 1959. [SM].
• “Horse and Rider" is Marini's most famous motif.
• Starting with cave paintings, the horse is a motif as old as art itself.
• Design language reduced to the essentials
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Liechtenstein.

LITERATURE: Ernst Scheidegger (editor), Marino Marini. Zeichnungen, Photos, Bekenntnisse, Zürich 1959, pp. 22/23.

54
Marino Marini
Cavallo e Cavaliere, 1958.
Gouache and grattage
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,440
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.050

(incl. 25% surcharge)