19 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 562
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
Marino Marini (1901-1980)
La Sorpresa I, from Personaggi (Guastalla A168)
etching, drypoint and aquatint in blue and black, 1973, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 20/50 (there were also 25 numbered in Roman numerals and 12 artist's proofs), published by Albra, Turin, 1974, with full margins, occasional creasing at the sheet edges and in the margins, a small area of surface abrasion in the upper right margin away from the image, a little surface soiling to the reverse, otherwise in good condition
P. 643 x 487 mm., S. 1000 x 695 mm.
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