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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 171

    Enzo Plazzotta (1921-1981)

    Nureyev (3rd study)

    Price Realised  

    Enzo Plazzotta (1921-1981)
    Nureyev (3rd study)
    signed and numbered 'PLAZZOTTA/6/9' and stamped with the foundry mark 'LUIGI TOMMASI' (on the sole of the right foot)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, excluding polished black stone base
    Conceived in 1969.


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    Provenance

    with Marjorie Parr, London, where purchased by the present owner in May 1969.


    Literature

    C. Plazzotta and R. O'Conor, Enzo Plazzotta A Catalogue raisonné, London, 1986, p. 52, no. 99, another cast illustrated.